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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Ohop Bob around 1935
June 27, 2014 – 10:53 pm | One Comment
Ohop Bob around 1935

This picture of Ohop Bob was taken probably in the 1930s.
In the late 40s, when my dad, Louie Mettler, was a kid, he used to cut grass out front for 25 cents an hour. His sister, Rosemarie …

Depot Hotel (ca. 1960)
June 26, 2014 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Depot Hotel (ca. 1960)

The Depot Hotel was built in 1912 and was an happening place in the early 1900s. But like all of us, the years took its tole on the building. Here’s a shot of it around …

Edgerton School (ca. 1920s)
September 22, 2013 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Edgerton School (ca. 1920s)

The Edgerton School was located on Ohop Valley, not far from the Pioneer Farm. It was built in 1910, and although there is no longer any signs of the school, there are still memories.
Courtesy of …

Eatonville Dentist, Dr. Hill (ca. 1920s)
August 19, 2013 – 3:19 pm | No Comment
Eatonville Dentist, Dr. Hill (ca. 1920s)

The information that came with this photo was that this man was Dr. Hill, one of Eatonville’s earlier dentists. “His office was in the northwest corner of the drug store [Kirk’s Pharmacy].”
I believe to the …

Eatonville Girls with Their Guys (ca. early 1920s)
August 15, 2013 – 9:00 am | One Comment
Eatonville Girls with Their Guys (ca. early 1920s)

As soon as there were cars, girls and guys have been taking them out for a drive. Here is a group of young Eatonville kids back in the 1920s having fun.
Left to right: Velma LeMaster Kjelstad, …

Annie Henrickson Camping (ca.1920s)
August 14, 2013 – 5:25 pm | No Comment
Annie Henrickson Camping (ca.1920s)

Camping on a river bank is still as fun now as it was then. Here’s Annie (Anna) Henrickson showing how it’s done.
Photo courtesy of Linda Lewis.
Click on image to enlarge.

Helen Peterson’s 8th Grade Graduation (1920s)
August 1, 2013 – 3:12 pm | One Comment
Helen Peterson’s 8th Grade Graduation (1920s)

Some things don’t change much.
For example, Helen Peterson‘s Eatonville 8th grade graduation picture from the 1920s is pretty similar to my niece’s, Fiona Hopkin’s, 2013 Eatonville 8th grade graduation picture.
Hats off to all those Eatonville …

Griffith & Graeber Logging Trucks (early 1920s)
May 20, 2013 – 4:56 pm | No Comment
Griffith & Graeber Logging Trucks (early 1920s)

We’re fortunate that the Graeber family has these wonderful 1920s photos from the Griffith & Graeber logging company. Here we see a lineup of the trucks loaded up and ready to leave the woods — …

1920s Picnic with the Wenks, Williams and Van Eatons
April 5, 2013 – 9:00 am | 2 Comments
1920s Picnic with the Wenks, Williams and Van Eatons

Family picnic on a summer day. Except for the style of the clothes and cars, things haven’t changed much since the 1920s.
The woman behind the children in a round hat is Hettie Williams. Others include …

Kids on School Bus No. 4 (1920s)
April 28, 2012 – 4:14 pm | 4 Comments
Kids on School Bus No. 4 (1920s)

Before there were big yellow school buses, Eatonville transported kids in busses like these. They look a little like trolley car glued to the front end of a truck, but the kids seem to like …