Moore’s Restaurant
January 18, 2019 – 12:23 am | 5 Comments

If you were around in the area in the 70s and 80s, then you are familiar with Moore family. The Moore Family Mountain Crafts in Ashford, Washington provided a place for a multitude of talented …

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National Mill, ca. 1940s
January 6, 2017 – 3:39 am | 8 Comments
National Mill, ca. 1940s

For those of you who find town of National, and the mill that used operate there, fascinating, then you’re in for a treat. This image comes from David Gestrid.  He says, “My dad was  born in …

King’s Place Ad
January 3, 2017 – 9:00 am | No Comment
King’s Place Ad

These matchbook covers for King’s Place are probably from the 1940s or early 1950s. My understanding is that three-digit phone numbers were only used prior to 1958. But I’m hardly an expert on the topic. Feel …

LaGrande Gas Pump (1940s)
November 18, 2016 – 12:37 am | One Comment
LaGrande Gas Pump (1940s)

This wonderful image is provided courtesy of Jeannie Woehl and Tacoma Power. It looks like a single gas pump in LaGrande, Washington, probably from the 1940s while they were working on the dam. And, of …

Eatonville in the 30s or 40s
November 12, 2016 – 9:00 am | 2 Comments
Eatonville in the 30s or 40s

Saundra Hill posted this shot of the town on the Eatonville History Facebook page.
She says, “Aerial view of Eatonville 1930’s or 1940’s. I found this in my grandma’s photos, Lila Puariea, who moved to Eatonville …

LaGrande and Power Station Building 1940s
November 12, 2016 – 1:15 am | One Comment
LaGrande and Power Station Building 1940s

The new Alder Dam was completed in the 1940s, replacing an older version built in 1912.
During construction you would have seen scenes likes these at LaGrande.
Photos courtesy of Jeannie Woehl and Tacoma Power.
Click on …

Barney’s Matchbook Cover
September 22, 2016 – 12:07 am | 3 Comments
Barney’s Matchbook Cover

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 …

Christensen Motors (1940s)
October 11, 2014 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Christensen Motors (1940s)

Great piece of memorialbilia — a 1940s invoice from Christensen Motors.
Information on the invoice reads:
Christensen Motors
Dodge • Plymouth Sales and Service
Texaco Gasoline and Motor Oils
Eatonville, Wash.
Phone 321
Wish that phone numbers were still that simple.
Image courtesy …

Eatonville Lumber Company Piping Plan (1940s)
May 2, 2014 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Eatonville Lumber Company Piping Plan (1940s)

Dan Hamilton shares this incredible find.
“It’s a water piping plan [for the Eatonville Lumber Co.] from the 1940’s. It is the most accurate and complete layout of the mill site I have ever seen. The original …

Logging Accident in Eatonville (ca. 1940s)
March 21, 2014 – 4:58 pm | No Comment
Logging Accident in Eatonville (ca. 1940s)

These pictures come straight from the Eatonville History Facebook group. This accident took place at the intersection of Washington Ave. and Center St., in the 1940s. Hope no one was in the vehicle.
Even though logging …

The Second Canyada Lodge, 1940s
January 30, 2014 – 6:44 pm | No Comment
The Second Canyada Lodge, 1940s

The second Canyada Lodge didn’t look quite as grand, but it was still a great stop for tourists in the 1940s.
Back of the postcard reads: And ideal place to spend the week ends or stop …