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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Eatonville’s Ford Motor Company (ca. early 30s)
April 21, 2012 – 3:59 pm | 8 Comments
Eatonville’s Ford Motor Company (ca. early 30s)

This is a great shot of the Eatonville’s Ford Motor Company. The tires in the window and the gas pump say it all.
Rich Williams fills us in on the background. “The building in this picture …

Oldens and Larsons – Pioneers (ca. 1930)
March 6, 2012 – 9:00 am | One Comment
Oldens and Larsons – Pioneers (ca. 1930)

These three Ohop Valley pioneers are taking a well deserved break for a photo. Picture left to right is Ole Olden, his wife Hannah Olden, and her brother John Larson.
Ole and Hannah celebrated their 50th …

Football Through the Years (1930s – 1957)
February 5, 2012 – 9:00 am | 3 Comments
Football Through the Years (1930s – 1957)

Since it’s the Super Bowl today, it seems fitting to show a few shots about Eatonville’s football team and fields.
The first shot is the 1941 Eatonville football team on the field in what looks like …

Drag Saws in the Woods
November 20, 2011 – 9:00 am | 2 Comments
Drag Saws in the Woods

If this piece of logging equipment doesn’t look familiar, it’s because you’re more likely to see in a museum than the woods. This drag saw  was probably used in the 20s or 30s when they hit …

Eatonville theater — from Silent films to Star Wars
November 3, 2011 – 9:00 am | 6 Comments
Eatonville theater — from Silent films to Star Wars

In 1892, Angelo Pecchia was born a farmer’s son in Italy. No one could have guessed he’d open theaters in the United States — especially since the first motion picture camera was yet to be invented.
Coming …

Clay City – 1907 to 1979
October 24, 2011 – 9:00 am | 22 Comments
Clay City – 1907 to 1979

Clay City used to be a booming industrial spot outside Eatonville, behind Ohop Lake. The thousands of bricks it produced will be around for years to come, but the city that never really was, will …

A look at Ohop Bob, Told by its Waitresses
August 18, 2011 – 1:00 am | 9 Comments
A look at Ohop Bob, Told by its Waitresses

Ohop Bob was an upscale restaurant, banquet hall and motel, all wrapped up in one. Originally built by a cycle club, it was further developed in 1914 by the Washington Automotive Club for their two-day …