Eatonville Hospital – 1921
March 8, 2018 – 6:17 pm | No Comment

Here’s an old envelope from 1921 to Julie Dougher c/o of the the Eatonville Hospital. Don’t know anything about Julie — whether she was a nurse or a patient. (If you have any information, please …

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Early Ambulances (and the Rising Corpse)
February 8, 2013 – 5:03 pm | 3 Comments
Early Ambulances (and the Rising Corpse)

When Dr. A. W. Bridge had a patient in his 1914 Model T ambulance, he found it difficult to check on the patient’s condition unless he stopped the ambulance first. The patient’s cot was behind …

Eatonville Barber Shop (ca. 1915)
February 6, 2013 – 7:05 pm | 7 Comments
Eatonville Barber Shop (ca. 1915)

Eatonville was home to an upscale barber shop around 1915. (Randy Stewart believes the barber’s name was Hendricksen.)
The local barber not only had all the latest equipment, tonics and comfortable chairs, there are also fans, …

Thank you! Over 58,600 views in 2012
January 1, 2013 – 9:00 am | One Comment
Thank you! Over 58,600 views in 2012

THANK YOU to everyone who has visited this site and made it a success. In 2012 there were 58,623 visits — roughly 19 times the population of Eatonville.
Your input is making this a valuable addition …

Eatonville to Tacoma Stage (ca. 1915)
December 11, 2012 – 6:51 pm | 2 Comments
Eatonville to Tacoma Stage (ca. 1915)

It’s hard to believe that the Eatonville to Tacoma Stage was a step up from the horse.
This vehicle looks like it was built around 1915. Judging by the dirt road, the tractor-like shocks, and the …

LaGrande Pipeline (1915)
October 1, 2012 – 5:25 pm | No Comment
LaGrande Pipeline (1915)

In 1915 the LaGrande dam went in and the pipeline was impressive. Here’s a cool shot from 1915.
If you’d like to see more photos, just click HERE.
Photo courtesy of the South Pierce County Historical Society.
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Mashell Ave ca. 1915
August 14, 2012 – 12:28 am | 2 Comments
Mashell Ave ca. 1915

Lucky for us, people just couldn’t stop taking pictures of Mashell Ave. throughout the years.  This one was taken around 1915. The cards were simple, the sidewalks were wood and the road was still dirt.
To …

Sachs Hill in Elbe (ca. 1915)
May 1, 2012 – 4:21 pm | One Comment
Sachs Hill in Elbe (ca. 1915)

It’s the first of May, the flowers are out of the ground and this picture of Sachs Hill in Elbe seems wildly appropriate.
The picture reads “Lloyd and Serena B. Sachs”, but I notice there is …

G. B. Ingersoll Keeps Eatonville in Hardware (1911)
April 11, 2012 – 9:00 am | One Comment
G. B. Ingersoll Keeps Eatonville in Hardware (1911)

G. B. Ingersoll was the Arrow Lumber of his day. In this 1911 ad that ran in the Eatonville High School Catalogue, he covers it call hardward, furniture, stoves, ranges and building materials.
He was involved …

Berlin Avenue in Elbe (ca. 1915)
February 14, 2012 – 5:30 pm | 9 Comments
Berlin Avenue in Elbe (ca. 1915)

This shot of Berlin Ave. was taken in the early 1900s. The building on the far right is under construction, and will soon be a grocery and hardware store. If you look closely you can …

Methodist Church Gets Face Life in 1915
February 10, 2012 – 9:00 am | One Comment
Methodist Church Gets Face Life in 1915

You know the Methodist Church is one of the older buildings in Eatonville when it was getting a remodeled in 1915. Here are a few pictures of the church around that era.
The first image is …