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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Eatonville Switchboard – the G’s (early 1950s)
May 26, 2015 – 2:58 pm | No Comment
Eatonville Switchboard – the G’s (early 1950s)

For the next handful of days I’ll be posting each letter of the alphabet from the Eatonville Mashell Telephone Co. switchboard, which went out of commission in the early 1950s.
Today you’ll find the names under …

Eatonville Switchboard — The E’s
May 25, 2015 – 3:26 pm | No Comment
Eatonville Switchboard — The E’s

Each day I’ve been posting one of letters of the alphabet from Eatonville’s Mashell Telephone Company’s switchboard that went out of commission in the early 1950s. Today is E, which is especially interesting because of …

Eatonville Switchboard – the D’s
May 24, 2015 – 4:00 pm | No Comment
Eatonville Switchboard – the D’s

As you’re probably aware by now, I’m putting up the Marshell Telephone Co. Eatonville Switchboard (that went out of commission in the early 1950s) one letter of the alphabet at a time. Today we the …

Milk Bottle Caps — Lakeview Dairy
May 22, 2015 – 12:06 am | No Comment
Milk Bottle Caps — Lakeview Dairy

Remember these? These are never-been-used cardboard caps that went on the top of glass milk bottles. These particular ones came from Lakeview, a once-operating dairy not too far from here. You know they’ve been around …

Eatonville Switchboard (The B’s)
May 21, 2015 – 2:49 pm | No Comment
Eatonville Switchboard (The B’s)

Long before it was Rainier Connect, Eatonville’s phones were owned and operated by Mashell Telephone Co.
For years, there were switchboard operators who placed calls between folks. In fact, they used this very switchboard pictured here (which …

Mary (Burwash) Chalberg Out for a Ride (1974)
May 14, 2015 – 4:16 pm | One Comment
Mary (Burwash) Chalberg Out for a Ride (1974)

Mary (Burwash) Chalberg was anxious to take her first horse Diablo for a ride. First though, she had to have this picture taken with her great grandmother, Susie LeMaster and Susie’s brothers Clarence LeMaster (front) and …

Eatonville’s Sakura reflects on WWII internment
April 13, 2015 – 6:03 pm | No Comment
Eatonville’s Sakura reflects on WWII internment

David Sakura, a third-generation Japanese-American, was six years old when his family was forced to leave Eatonville and move to Minidoka, Idaho, as part of the internment of Japanese people during World War II.
He …

Tokens from National (late 1800s and early 1900s)
April 7, 2015 – 10:15 pm | One Comment
Tokens from National (late 1800s and early 1900s)

The old-timers might remember the town of National, a logging town up the line. There isn’t much left not except for some photos.
Randy Stewart also came across some tokens from the town. Both are from C.C. Ketchum …

From Shanghai to Eatonville
March 5, 2015 – 7:00 am | No Comment
From Shanghai to Eatonville

This little blue envelope was mailed in 1937 from Shanghai to a Mr. W. P. Schow in Eatonville.
This may seem like any little letter, but it’s so much more. Five days before this letter was …

1920 Girls’ Basketball Team
March 4, 2015 – 7:00 pm | No Comment
1920 Girls’ Basketball Team

The 1920 girls’ basketball team was leading the way in women’s sports, playing in inter-school games. It would be great to see the 2015 gals play in the same attire.
Top Row (left to right): Ida …