Barney’s Matchbook Cover
September 22, 2016 – 12:07 am | 3 Comments

Locals know Barney’s Corner as a gas station, but early on it was much, much more.
I believe this matchbook cover comes from around the 1940s. Back then there was food and dance.
Barney was Keith Malcom’s brother …

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Mt. Rainier Entrance (ca. 1920)
January 16, 2018 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Mt. Rainier Entrance (ca. 1920)

People have been driving up to Mt. Rainier since the first car. Here’s a great shot of Nisqually visitor entrance , probably around 1920.
As you can see, not many things have change in the last …

Little Mashell Postcard (early 1900s)
January 14, 2018 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Little Mashell Postcard (early 1900s)

This postcard of the Little Mashell is pretty interesting. The side with the falls is nice, but it’s the other side, that is entitled Paradise Valley Route, that is even more curious. It’s a shot …

Dr. Bridge’s Lumberman’s Hospital – April 30, 1912
January 13, 2018 – 11:24 pm | No Comment
Dr. Bridge’s Lumberman’s Hospital – April 30, 1912

We have an new photo provided to us by Elaine Burch. The image is of Dr. Bridge’s Lumberman’s Hospital, which was located on Mashell. (The building still stands across from the high school.)
What’s amazing about …