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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The Dr. Bridge Clinics and Hospitals (1910-1930)
October 13, 2014 – 2:58 pm | No Comment
The Dr. Bridge Clinics and Hospitals (1910-1930)

This excerpt is taken from a Dr. A. W. Bridge biography, written by Karen Swanson. She collected information about Dr. Bridge from many of the “old timers” of Eatonville, Wash.

Clinics and Hospitals
In National it was …

Kapowsin Fair – 1926
April 15, 2014 – 4:32 pm | No Comment
Kapowsin Fair – 1926

Here are a couple ribbons from the 1926 Kapowsin Fair, when it was an active mill town.  (Also the same year Disney Brothers Cartoon Studio becomes Walt Disney Studios and the first flight was made …

1924 – A. W. Bridge’s X-ray Facility
March 13, 2014 – 9:00 am | No Comment
1924 – A. W. Bridge’s X-ray Facility

This photo comes from the Tacoma Public Library Archives.
The caption reads: “These are believed to be medical facilities used by Dr. Albert W. Bridge, pioneer Tacoma and Eatonville physician and surgeon, in 1924. This equipment …

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) …

1926 Cruiser Becomes Eatonville Mascot
August 30, 2013 – 10:20 pm | No Comment
1926 Cruiser Becomes Eatonville Mascot

In 1926 — the same year that Winnie the Pooh was published and the first Pontiac was built — Eatonville made the Cruiser their official mascot. A timber cruiser goes out an examines a stand …

Cecil Williams and Otto Haynes with their Dogs
June 7, 2013 – 9:00 am | 5 Comments
Cecil Williams and Otto Haynes with their Dogs

Photos of Eatonville’s past are filled with people and and their dogs. Here are two shots of boys with their dogs — Cecil Williams and Arne O. Haynes and his dog Jiggs Jr.
If you’ve got a …

Pacific National & Westfork Timber – 1926 & 1928
April 3, 2013 – 1:09 am | 3 Comments
Pacific National & Westfork Timber – 1926 & 1928

These shots of Pacific National Lumber Co., out of National, Wash., abnd Westfork Timber, out of Mineral, Wash., were taken by renowned photographer Kinsey in 1926 and 1928. He (and his brother) were able to …

Snoqualmie River – 1926
November 23, 2012 – 6:41 pm | No Comment
Snoqualmie River – 1926

This shot of the Snoqualmie River was taken 1926. Not sure exactly the Nisqually, but yesterday was Thanksgiving and every time I shee this shot I start humming “Over the river and through the woods, …

Aug. Suderburg Gen. Msde.
September 29, 2012 – 3:03 am | No Comment
Aug. Suderburg Gen. Msde.

This is a wonderful shot of the Aug. Suderburg store in Alder around 1930. (If you’d like to look inside, just click HERE.)
The advertising on the front and side is nearly as interesting as the …

EHS Sophomore Class 1926-27
September 18, 2012 – 5:51 pm | One Comment
EHS Sophomore Class 1926-27

With school back in session for the 2012-2013 year, it’s fun to look back the classes than went before.
Here’s a shot of the sophomore class of 26-27, who stood on the high school steps 86 …