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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LeGrande Dam Pipes – 1915
June 26, 2011 – 3:57 pm | No Comment
LeGrande Dam Pipes – 1915

Here are two photos of the LaGrande Aqueduct taken in LaGrande, Wash., in 1915.
In the first photo you can actually see people at the top.
Rich Williams, “The water was diverted at LaGrande Dam, and the flume ran …

Girls Basket Ball — Then and Now (1915 – 2011)
June 22, 2011 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Girls Basket Ball — Then and Now (1915 – 2011)

Eatonville High school had girl’s team almost 100 years ago. They outfits have changed quite a bit — who knew you wore hats. Also, tennis shoes were yet to be invented.
Back then, it was mostly …

Eatonville Auditorium — Then & Now (1915-2011)
June 15, 2011 – 9:00 am | One Comment
Eatonville Auditorium — Then & Now (1915-2011)

The Eatonville High School has gone through a number of transformations over the last century. Here’s the 1915 state-of the-art auditorium (with a fire proof motion picture booth), next to the 2011 version.
Even with all …

Little Garage on Mashell, 1915
June 3, 2011 – 3:32 pm | 3 Comments
Little Garage on Mashell, 1915

This little garage stood on Mashell Ave., next to where Postnet stands today, and was owned by Charley Williams. In fact, that’s Charley Williams standing there in the doorway. The boy to his left is …

Ag Class Builds Barn – ca. 1915
May 31, 2011 – 4:56 pm | 8 Comments
Ag Class Builds Barn – ca. 1915

The guys who took Ag back in the 1915 weren’t just good at raising animals, they were also pretty good at raising barns. This barn was built and designed by the students. It stood North of …

New Eatonville School – 1915
May 30, 2011 – 4:41 am | 6 Comments
New Eatonville School – 1915

On July 4, 1915, construction started on the new Eatonville High School and it was dedicated in 1916.
This school would turn out be second to none. Articles were written about it and the town was …

Nitrogen Plant at La Grande
May 19, 2011 – 2:03 pm | 3 Comments
Nitrogen Plant at La Grande

In the early 1900s, the American Nitrogen Products Company built a large plant on the rail line — on the north side of La Grande — to produce nitrate of soda crystals.
Although I don’t know …

May 7, 1915 Fire
May 1, 2011 – 3:58 pm | 4 Comments
May 7, 1915 Fire

This blaze started because someone wanted to burn the saloon. The man missed his target and lit G. B. Ingersoll’s hardware store on fire.
Dynamite
The amazing part of this story is that there was dynamite kept …