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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Eatonville 4th Grade Class (1965)
April 1, 2016 – 7:35 pm | No Comment
Eatonville 4th Grade Class (1965)

“An oldie but goodie for some of my long-time Eatonville classmates. I think it was about 3-4 years before girls finally got to wear slacks (no jeans!) to school. How times have changed,” says Sally …

Class of 1966 . . . in 1981
March 31, 2016 – 6:01 pm | No Comment
Class of 1966 . . . in 1981

Some of the class of 1966 got together in 1981 at Glacier Parl.
Left to right. Joyce McBride, Mike Elston, Marlayne (Allison) Elliff, Susan (Porter) Hutchison, George Gollehon, John Hale, Bobbie (McCarty) Ross, Lynn (Rave) Dow, …

Moore Family Mountain Crafts (1970s)
March 29, 2016 – 10:00 pm | One Comment
Moore Family Mountain Crafts (1970s)

Remember these folks — Moore Family Mountain Crafts in Ashford? The back of this postcard reads: Family dream turned into family business. Pooled talents and resources have created a place for craftsman — glass blowers, …

The Railway and Engineering Review
March 28, 2016 – 11:54 pm | No Comment
The Railway and Engineering Review

A hundred years ago, trains would have been a big part of the local atmosphere. You would probably be familiar with the one out near Tanwax as well.
Photos courtesy of Cameron Wright.
Click on image to enlarge.

 

Map of Eatonville Area in 1897
March 23, 2016 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Map of Eatonville Area in 1897

These wonderful maps of the area, including this first one created in 1897, come to us via Abbi Write Wonacott. There are a few names here you don’t hear any more, like Glennis, Hollandale and …

FFA 1979
March 22, 2016 – 10:26 pm | No Comment
FFA 1979

FFA was a part of Eatonville teens for decades. Pictures here (right to left) is Linda Rasmussen, Ed (Mooch) Smith, LaDonna Summer, Mike Rasmussen and Lisa Rasmussen.
Trust me, this group of kids (the Rasmussen had a …

1921 Third Grade Award for Marion Newton
March 3, 2016 – 9:00 am | No Comment
1921 Third Grade Award for Marion Newton

Perfect attendance award for third grader Marion Newton in 1921 from her teacher Helen G. Marshall an Principal White.
This was a big year for another gal. January 3, 1921 was the day Amelia Earhart took …

Paradise Inn – 100 Years old in 2016
March 2, 2016 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Paradise Inn – 100 Years old in 2016

I don’t know what’s more impressive—the iconic Paradise Inn or Mount Rainier looming behind it.
“Construction of the majestic Paradise Inn was completed 100 years ago in 1916. Today, entering the inn with its large timbers …

The Jensen Men (early 1900s)
March 1, 2016 – 9:00 am | One Comment
The Jensen Men (early 1900s)

Posing for the camera here in the early 1900s are the Jensen men. The information that goes with this photo says: Youngest to oldest, left to right, Pat, Leslie, Carl, Fred, John, Pete and Old …

Nettie Conrad and Her Pup (ca. 1910)
February 29, 2016 – 11:45 pm | 2 Comments
Nettie Conrad and Her Pup (ca. 1910)

Nettie Conrad shows up in a few old photos because her dad, Alfred Conrad was a heck of a photographer. Here she is with her little pup, probably around 1910.
Nettie would go on to be …