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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Arnie Haynes Boy Scout First Aid Kit
April 9, 2019 – 10:55 pm | No Comment
Arnie Haynes Boy Scout First Aid Kit

Boy scout motto is “be prepared” and that obviously included Boy Scout Arndon (Arnie) Haynes of Troop #63.

This was Arnie’s first aid kit that included gauze bandages, mercurochrome swabs and iodine.

If you aren’t …

Welcome to Eatonville, 1955 and Today
April 5, 2019 – 5:53 pm | No Comment
Welcome to Eatonville, 1955 and Today

Welcome Sign to Eatonville 1955

Back in 1955, long before it was Nevitt Park, there was just a simple sign that welcomed people to Eatonville and a street sign that directed people to the city center …

Logging Camp, ca. 1940s
April 4, 2019 – 10:40 pm | No Comment
Logging Camp, ca. 1940s

Logging camp at the base of Mt. Rainier.

I’m not sure exactly where this logging camp was located, or what logging company it belonged to, except that is was at the base of Mt. Rainier. …

Kneip’s Trucking Service (cir. 1956)
February 20, 2019 – 9:08 am | No Comment
Kneip’s Trucking Service (cir. 1956)

These photos taken of Kneip’s Trucking don’t show Eatonville at its best, but you do get a glimpse of 1956 Mashell Ave. If you would like a little background on the business, just click HERE.

Notice …

Alder Dam Under Construction (Aug. 23, 1943)
February 19, 2019 – 8:48 am | No Comment
Alder Dam Under Construction (Aug. 23, 1943)

La Grande/Alder Dam 1943

The Alder Dam (aka La Grande Dam) was built in the 40s, replacing an earlier version. This show reads: Aug. 23, 1943, La Grande Dam, View Downstream Toward East Abutment.

This building of …

Alder Camp, 1942
February 3, 2019 – 8:00 am | No Comment
Alder Camp, 1942

I don’t know much about this photo other than what is written on it — Alder Camp from Water Tank E., August 19, 1942.

I’m assuming it’s a logging camp. In the back right of the photo, …

King’s Axe Game – 1954
January 29, 2019 – 9:00 pm | 3 Comments
King’s Axe Game – 1954

The King’s Axe game was played between Eatonville and Bethel High Schools. This 1954 article by Don Kitchel reads:

King’s Axe, the trophy donated three years ago by John Swanson of Eatonville and played annually by …

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 …

The Passing of Margaret Catherine Case King (1953)
January 21, 2019 – 9:00 am | One Comment
The Passing of Margaret Catherine Case King (1953)

Margaret (Ma) King

Obituaries can give you quite a glimpse back in time. This one for Margaret (Ma) King is one.

It reads: Margaret Catherine Case King was born in Hendersonville, North Carolina, November 19, 1853, …

Babe’s Cafe
January 19, 2019 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Babe’s Cafe

Ash tray from Babe’s Cafe

You might know it as the Tall Timbers Restaurant, but prior to that it was Babe’s Cafe. The food was good and everyone know Babe (Mildred Lister).

Babe opened the cafe …