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 Lumber Company 1908
December 22, 2011 – 9:00 am | 2 Comments
Eatonville Lumber Company 1908

What’s interesting about this 1908 shot of the Eatonville Lumber Company is the burner. Most times the shots are of a domed burner (aka wigwam burner), which was built  in 1932 after the 1st mill burned …

La Grande Dam (ca. 1915)
November 22, 2011 – 10:09 pm | 6 Comments
La Grande Dam (ca. 1915)

This shot of the La Grande dam, built in 1910, was taken from unique angle to include some farming of the day.
i’m only guessing as to the 1915 date. If anyone has a better one, …

Eatonville’s Animal Ordinances
November 16, 2011 – 10:40 pm | 6 Comments
Eatonville’s Animal Ordinances

Eatonville residents often complain that the deer are eating their flowers. It could be worse. A hundred years ago it was cows and horses in your yard. Here are just some of Eatonville’s animal ordinances
Horse …

Eatonville Gang – 1910
October 25, 2011 – 9:00 am | 5 Comments
Eatonville Gang – 1910

In 1910 Eatonville was home to a wild and wooly gang . . . of little boys.
The boy in second row, second over from the right, is Dan Christensen. He would be named President of …

July 4 1910 and 2011
October 6, 2011 – 2:59 am | No Comment
July 4 1910 and 2011

Nothing stops Eatonville when it comes to 4th of July parades. Even though these two pictures were taken over 100 years apart, it appears we still like the same kinds of cars we did back …

First Town Meeting (1910)
October 2, 2011 – 2:10 am | 2 Comments
First Town Meeting (1910)

The first meeting of the Eatonville town council was held July 14, 1910 at Joseph Hearn’s jewelry store. (You may know it better today as Eatonville Outdoor.
Mr. Hearn, a member of the council, was appointed …

Three-Wheel Logging Truck
August 27, 2011 – 3:55 pm | 4 Comments
Three-Wheel Logging Truck

I’m not sure what is more amazing about this Eatonville logging photo: the hard rubber tires, the fact that this vehicle only has three tires, or the size of the log, which looks like it …

Hiking at Mountain — in dresses
July 29, 2011 – 2:37 pm | 2 Comments
Hiking at Mountain — in dresses

Who says you need fancy hiking gear for climbing around on glaciers. These women were doing it wearing dresses and carrying nothing more than walking sticks around 1910.
The woman in the white hat is Marie …

Ruth Anderson Postcard – Mashell Ave. 1910
July 11, 2011 – 3:35 pm | 3 Comments
Ruth Anderson Postcard – Mashell Ave. 1910

This postcard was mailed 101 years ago to Miss Ruth Anderson.
If I’m reading the card right, the writer is telling Ruth this is a fine town.  I’m not sure this picture postcard of Mashell Ave. …

Building High School . . . Or Back to the Future
July 3, 2011 – 9:27 am | 7 Comments
Building High School . . . Or Back to the Future

This is a great shot of the Eatonville high school under construction in around 1909. But every time I see it I think of the Back To the Future III, when we see the 1885 …