Moore’s Restaurant
January 18, 2019 – 12:23 am | One Comment

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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Drive up to Mount Rainier (ca. 1920)
July 23, 2013 – 7:27 pm | One Comment
Drive up to Mount Rainier (ca. 1920)

Folks have been driving up to Mount Rainier since there were wheels to get the up there.
If you’ve been up to Paradise, you’ll see breathtaking views of the mountain and fields of wildflowers. It wasn’t …

Couple Shots of Ohop Bob (early 1900s)
July 13, 2013 – 3:45 pm | No Comment
Couple Shots of Ohop Bob (early 1900s)

Ohop Bob was a fine dining establishment for decades. There are a number of photos of the place on this site, as well as a copy of the menu, in case you are wondering what …

Olga (Olden) Strickland – young girl and beyond
July 9, 2013 – 5:31 pm | 4 Comments
Olga (Olden) Strickland – young girl and beyond

The Oldens were some of the first pioneers of Ohop Valley — specifically Louis and Emma Olden. There were also Olden children, including Olga, her sister Hannah Olden, and brother Norman Olden. Olga Helene Olden would …

Cecil Williams and Otto Haynes with their Dogs
June 7, 2013 – 9:00 am | 5 Comments
Cecil Williams and Otto Haynes with their Dogs

Photos of Eatonville’s past are filled with people and and their dogs. Here are two shots of boys with their dogs — Cecil Williams and Arne O. Haynes and his dog Jiggs Jr.
If you’ve got a …

Those Who Fought For our Freedom (1945)
June 5, 2013 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Those Who Fought For our Freedom (1945)

For decades Eatonville has lost its young men to various. This ran in the 1945 Eatonville High School annual. It gave tribute to the students who had lost their lives:
• James Battle
• Charles Biggs
• John …

Eatonville Lumber Mill in Action (ca. 1930)
May 30, 2013 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Eatonville Lumber Mill in Action (ca. 1930)

This picture might not look so hot at first glance, but take a closer look. It’s full of detail. You can see the log coming up the chute from the mill pond. The steam or …

Red & White Store
May 14, 2013 – 9:00 am | 3 Comments
Red & White Store

The Red and White store used to be a familiar feature on Mashell Ave. For years you’d walk in and find Keith Malcom and Jesse Dawkins ready to serve you.
The building is no longer standing, and …

Building Alder Dam – 1944
May 13, 2013 – 3:34 pm | 3 Comments
Building Alder Dam – 1944

If you head up past to La Grande, there are some nice spots to stop and see Alder dam. This is a shot of it while is was being built in 1944. Construction was complete …

May Pole – 1950s
May 3, 2013 – 9:00 am | 4 Comments
May Pole – 1950s

The May Pole has been a part of Eatonville’s May Day celebrations since its start. In fact, if you wanted to find out if someone went to school in Eatonville, one of the questions would …

May Day 1937
May 2, 2013 – 3:23 pm | No Comment
May Day 1937

Eatonville’s May Day (aka Community Day) celebrations will be held tomorrow. To get folks in the mood, here’s a look at May Day in 1937 — the same year Amelia Earhart disappeared over the Pacific …