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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Eatonville Train Depot (ca. 1942)
February 29, 2012 – 6:38 pm | No Comment
Eatonville Train Depot (ca. 1942)

The Eatonville Railroad Depot used to stand not far from the Plaza market sits today. You can see the Eatonville Lumber Co. mill in the background.
This image is from the University of Washington’s special collection, …

Eatonville Fire House and City Hall (ca. 1942)
February 17, 2012 – 4:58 pm | 3 Comments
Eatonville Fire House and City Hall (ca. 1942)

In 1912 a 34-inch fire bell was bought from the Schwabacher Hardware Store for $31.50. The Council and Mayor Snow held a special meeting in front 0f the fire hall February 9, 1912 to consider …

Eatonville Lumber Company in Action (ca. 1942)
January 26, 2012 – 9:00 am | 3 Comments
Eatonville Lumber Company in Action (ca. 1942)

This areal shot, taken by C. K. Kinsey, of the Eatonville Lumber Company, shows a company in full operation.
WWII was in full force. “Eatonville’s Japanese, both native and foreign born, prepared to move to concentration …

Mashell Ave. early 40s
January 18, 2012 – 9:00 am | 12 Comments
Mashell Ave. early 40s

I believe this photo was taken in the early 40s because of the make of the trucks and also because the new Roxy (the one that stands today) was built in 1942.
This is one of …

John J. Van Eaton’s Family (1942)
December 17, 2011 – 7:16 pm | 2 Comments
John J. Van Eaton’s Family (1942)

Great family shot of John J. Van Eaton with his kids in 1942. His daughter Joan is on his the right, son Terry to his left, and baby James Patrick is in his arms.
John was …

Eatonville Evacuation: The Removal of the Japanese
October 9, 2011 – 5:20 pm | 6 Comments
Eatonville Evacuation: The Removal of the Japanese

This article comes from guest blogger, Abbi Wonacott. Thanks!
As early as the 1910’s, Japanese men were recruited to come and work at the Eatonville Lumber Company. These men labored worked hard and embraced their little …

Ad for Depot Hotel
September 21, 2011 – 9:00 am | 3 Comments
Ad for Depot Hotel

The Depot Hotel was built in 1912 by R. Marti. The building changed hands at least a few times.
In 1930, Marti sold the hotel to Gertrude Faris of Oakland, Calif. In 1941 Gertrude sold it …

Movies in Eatonville – Roxy Theater
April 9, 2011 – 3:17 pm | 4 Comments
Movies in Eatonville – Roxy Theater

Eatonville’s Roxy theater in town was built by A.G. Pecchia back in 1942. It was just one of many.
Mr. Pecchia came into the movie business by accident. Around 1920,  a man who was renting Pecchia’s …