Moore’s Restaurant
January 18, 2019 – 12:23 am | 5 Comments

If you were around in the area in the 70s and 80s, then you are familiar with Moore family. The Moore Family Mountain Crafts in Ashford, Washington provided a place for a multitude of talented …

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Pacific National Lumber Co.
February 16, 2019 – 1:22 am | 2 Comments
Pacific National Lumber Co.

This wonderful shot of a crew at the Pacific National Lumber Co. was taken by Kinsey in the early 1900s. A few things to note:

Not much safety equipment back then. No hard hats to be …

Mt. Rainier Guides 1924
February 4, 2019 – 10:53 pm | No Comment
Mt. Rainier Guides 1924

Look at these handsome guides from 1924. Pictured are (left to right) Joe Grigs, Frank Manning, Nuls Widman, Paul Moser, Heinie Fuhrer, Hans Fuhrer, Tony Bell, Tommy Hermans, Waldo Chamberlain, Wes Langlow and Bill Duggan. …

Ohop Valley – 1913 and 1960s
February 2, 2019 – 12:11 am | No Comment
Ohop Valley – 1913 and 1960s

Ohop Valley 1913 and 1960s

As you can probably tell from the posts on this blog, I’ve got a thing for Ohop Valley. It’s in no small part because I live there, my parents lived there …

Article about National – Dispatch 1981
January 27, 2019 – 9:48 pm | 5 Comments
Article about National – Dispatch 1981

This article on National, Washington (near Ashford) ran, I believe in 1981 in the Dispatch. Unfortunately the date is a bit hard to read. But I’ve written the article below to make reading a bit …

Eatonville Dispatch June 23, 1916
January 21, 2019 – 10:10 pm | No Comment
Eatonville Dispatch June 23, 1916

I absolutely love reading this issue of the Dispatch — June 23, 1916. It is filled with so much detail about what was going on back then. I invite anyone to click on it, blow it …

Waiving from the Flag Pole (1914)
April 7, 2018 – 4:47 pm | No Comment
Waiving from the Flag Pole (1914)

We did a post a while back about the flag pole going up in 1914. Roni Johnson had an even better photo (from her family album) of the event. Here is Henry Christensen waiving from …

Eatonville Hospital – 1921
March 8, 2018 – 6:17 pm | No Comment
Eatonville Hospital – 1921

Here’s an old envelope from 1921 to Julie Dougher c/o of the the Eatonville Hospital. Don’t know anything about Julie — whether she was a nurse or a patient. (If you have any information, please …

Map of National – Pacific National Lumber Mill
February 25, 2018 – 10:40 pm | One Comment
Map of National – Pacific National Lumber Mill

Here’s a great piece of history — a map of National, dated May 11, 1908.
Thank you Kim Hetzel for sharing this!
Photo courtesy of Kim Hetzel.
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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 …