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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Barneey’s Motel (the 60s)
February 16, 2019 – 8:47 pm | No Comment
Barneey’s Motel (the 60s)

Barneey’s

Barneey’s has recently exchanged hands again. Thought it might be a good time to post a shot of the early days — probably the early 60s based on the cars.

Matchbook cover from Barneey’s Motel and Restaurant.

Back …

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 …

Triangle Lunch
January 28, 2019 – 9:00 am | 2 Comments
Triangle Lunch

I’m not sure if any of you remember going to the Triangle for lunch, or in my case ice cream cones. As a treat, we would jump in the car and drive up to get …

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

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 …

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 …

Eatonville Hotel matchbook cover
November 28, 2017 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Eatonville Hotel matchbook cover

The Eatonville Hotel had a long history before it was taken down in the late 1960s. (It used to stand next to Key Bank.)
It was built in the 1912 and for a long time incorporated …

Ohop Valley, Kjelstad Farm, 1961
February 23, 2017 – 9:00 am | 3 Comments
Ohop Valley, Kjelstad Farm, 1961

The Burwash family is sitting outside at the farm, checking out the newest addition to the family.
Sarah Rabel writes this February 16, 2017:
“Today, my mind has rested on Grandma Burwash [Carolyn Burwash], who passed away …

Obituary for Clara Jensen Acuff (1907 – 2002)
January 2, 2017 – 9:24 pm | No Comment
Obituary for Clara Jensen Acuff (1907 – 2002)

This Obituary for Clara (Jensen) Acuff comes to us from Abbi Wonacottt, author of Firm Foundation: formation of Eatonville, Wa.,
Clara lived a long and interesting life and was a cornerstone on the community.
To read more …

Joe Larin at the Dispatch (ca. 1960)
January 1, 2017 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Joe Larin at the Dispatch (ca. 1960)

We have Joe Larin (Eatonville postmaster from 1935 to 1944) outside the Eatonville Dispatch, showing off a sign Be a Deer, Don’t Litter OUR Forests. I’m going to guess this was the results of a …

Gateway Inn (Ashford) – Then and Now
December 30, 2016 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Gateway Inn (Ashford) – Then and Now

The Gateway Inn has been part of the local landscape for decades, located just outside the park entrance.
Here is a shot of it in the 1950s (judging by the cars). I love the signs over the …