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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Nettie Conrad and Her Pup (ca. 1910)
February 29, 2016 – 11:45 pm | 2 Comments
Nettie Conrad and Her Pup (ca. 1910)

Nettie Conrad shows up in a few old photos because her dad, Alfred Conrad was a heck of a photographer. Here she is with her little pup, probably around 1910.
Nettie would go on to be …

1920 Girls’ Basketball Team
March 4, 2015 – 7:00 pm | No Comment
1920 Girls’ Basketball Team

The 1920 girls’ basketball team was leading the way in women’s sports, playing in inter-school games. It would be great to see the 2015 gals play in the same attire.
Top Row (left to right): Ida …

Logging in National (ca. 1920)
December 28, 2014 – 1:14 am | One Comment
Logging in National (ca. 1920)

National, Wash. was an active logging area for years. A widely known photographer, Clark Kinsey, who documented the Northwest logging industry took some amazing pictures of the logging sites.
Here is a Kinsey shot taken around 1920. …

Hiking on Paradise Glacier (ca. 1920s)
August 26, 2014 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Hiking on Paradise Glacier (ca. 1920s)

People probably started hiking on Mount Rainier the day the found out there was a mountain.
Here’s a postcard  of hikers in the early 1900s on Paradise Glacier (Little Nisqually Glacier). This particular glacier has been receding …

Another Look at Canyada Lodge (ca. 1920)
January 26, 2014 – 9:02 pm | No Comment
Another Look at Canyada Lodge (ca. 1920)

Here’s a different view of Canyada Lodge. Would be fun to go back in time and spend a day here.
Thank you (I think) to Jeff Morrison.
Click on image to enlarge.

Kapowsin Pharmacy (1920)
January 23, 2014 – 9:00 am | 6 Comments
Kapowsin Pharmacy (1920)

Not the best photo, but you get a blurry glimpse of the Kapowsin Pharmacy in 1920.
Photo courtesy of Olde Town Kapowsin.
Click on image to enlarge.

Road Camp at La Grande (ca. 1920)
December 24, 2013 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Road Camp at La Grande (ca. 1920)

While the Canyon Road was being built, this was the road camp.
Randy Stewart says, “This was the construction camp in the La Grande Canyon area. There was a small DOT shed there for many years. …

Big Smile by Hazel Joy Williams (ca. 1920)
November 27, 2013 – 7:00 pm | 2 Comments
Big Smile by Hazel Joy Williams (ca. 1920)

This may be the cutest picture posted to-date. Just zoom in and tell me you don’t smile.
Rich Williams provides wonderful background on everyone.
“In the front row making the funny face is my father’s (Cecil Williams) …

The Old Clear Lake School (ca. 1920)
October 19, 2013 – 12:03 am | No Comment
The Old Clear Lake School (ca. 1920)

Here’s what’s written on the back of this photo:
The Old Clear Lake School
1974 – Now the John Vitovich residence
I think this is a school graduation. I recognize quite a few, but not enough to catalogue.
My …

Kendalls are Stuck in the Woods (ca. 1920)
September 24, 2013 – 12:47 am | No Comment
Kendalls are Stuck in the Woods (ca. 1920)

After looking at this photo for a moment, you have more questions than answers.
First, how did they get the car out there? Where’s the road? The car seems to be emerging from solid brush.
Why would …