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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Alder Dam Powerhouse 1912
May 24, 2011 – 4:59 pm | 7 Comments
Alder Dam Powerhouse 1912

Drive up to La Grande and you can’t miss the Alder Dam, built in the 1940s. But there was another dam before this one — smaller and built in the 1910.
“The water was forced through a …

Last Letter from La Grande?
May 16, 2011 – 2:22 am | 2 Comments
Last Letter from La Grande?

There’s word that the La Grande post office may be closing. If so, it will be an end of an era.
The post office has been in operation since it opened in 1910 — back when …

Eatonville Band – 1910 & 2008
April 21, 2011 – 3:57 pm | 2 Comments
Eatonville Band – 1910 & 2008

The Eatonville band has  come a long way.
These two shots are of the band in about 1910. Going to the Western Washington Fair (which would have only been 10 years old at the time) was …

Mashell Avenue ca. 1910
March 11, 2011 – 6:20 pm | No Comment
Mashell Avenue ca. 1910

This great photo of Mashell Ave. taken in about 1910 comes from the Eatonville Facebook page.  (Click on image for larger viewing.)
David Beane says he found this pictures on Ebay. He bid on it but lost. …