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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The Malms of Ohop Valley
September 16, 2011 – 5:22 pm | 2 Comments
The Malms of Ohop Valley

I never met Lena and John Malm, but I feel like I’ve known them all my life. My grandparents, Louie and Anna Mettler,  purchased their dairy in Ohop Valley the 40s. My folks, Louie and …

Snap Shot of Old Alder
August 17, 2011 – 9:00 am | 5 Comments
Snap Shot of Old Alder

These photos give you a glimpse of what the town of Alder looked like during the early 1900s. The logs were being milled, roads were being built and the ladies were looking fine.
Note: In the …

Old Alder, ca. 1920
August 14, 2011 – 3:15 pm | One Comment
Old Alder, ca. 1920

Ever wondered what Old Alder looked like, when it was a working town — before the dam? Here’s a shot of the town taken around 1920.
The sawmill is in operation and the Alder School (the …

Walter Ashford ca. 1905
July 6, 2011 – 9:00 am | 3 Comments
Walter Ashford ca. 1905

Walter Ashford is riding his horse and wagon down on a dirt road east of Ashford.
The town as named after Walter Ashford in 1905.
Photos courtesy of Gary and Debbie Saint.
Click on photo to enlarge.

Alder Mill, 1905
May 9, 2011 – 9:11 am | 3 Comments
Alder Mill, 1905

The first image is of the exterior of the Alder, Wash., mill around 1905.
The next shot is of the interior of the mill.  Note the size of the saw blade — set up for extremely …

Alder Schools
April 20, 2011 – 3:22 pm | 2 Comments
Alder Schools

Alder was a bigger town in the early 1900s.
The first photo is of the Alder School #2, built in 1905 on a knoll on the north edge of town. It burned down two years later.
The …