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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Malcolm’s Shop-Rite Tokens
November 4, 2016 – 9:14 pm | No Comment
Malcolm’s Shop-Rite Tokens

Remember Malcom’s Shop-Rite (now the home of the Medical Billing Center). Here are some tokens from when it was a busy grocery. As you can see, they were foot for 1 cent, on up to …

A Look Down Center Street (ca. 1950s)
July 23, 2016 – 4:12 pm | No Comment
A Look Down Center Street (ca. 1950s)

This image comes straight from the Eatonville History Facebook page and was posted by Josie Johnston: “This is looking down Center towards Mashell if you were standing in the street near modern day Community Center.”
Ryan …

State Patrol in Eatonville (1958)
May 13, 2016 – 5:04 pm | No Comment
State Patrol in Eatonville (1958)

I’m not sure what the incident was, but the State Patrol was parked on Center Street, on a sunny day in 1958.
What’s more interesting than the car are the buildings. In this first image you …

Eatonville Bank, 1964 . . . Take a Look at those Signs
May 2, 2016 – 6:24 pm | One Comment
Eatonville Bank, 1964 . . . Take a Look at those Signs

These shots of the Eatonville Bank are interesting, not just because they were taken in 1964, and things haven’t changed all that much, but because also of the sign out front.
Listed are the following if you …

Long Logs coming through Eatonville, 1960
April 23, 2016 – 7:00 am | 10 Comments
Long Logs coming through Eatonville, 1960

This load of logs came down Mashell Ave. in March, 1960. In fact, the truck is stopped at the corner of Center Street and Mashell.
I can’t tell by the image what logging outfit this was. …

Building of the ShopRite (aka The Medical Billing Center) 1962
April 22, 2016 – 6:18 pm | No Comment
Building of the ShopRite (aka The Medical Billing Center) 1962

Yes, you know it today as the Medical Billing Center, but in 1962 Keith Malcolm was building a new store. It would be a ShopRite and service the community for many years.
Keith Malcolm would do …

Previous Home on Center Street
October 6, 2014 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Previous Home on Center Street

I don’t know a lot about this picture. It came with the following info: “House previously where Mardora Dawkin’s home is now. Was torn down to Mori could build the present home.”
The Dawkins home is …

1923 Calendar from Christensen’s Dept. Store
September 25, 2014 – 4:33 pm | One Comment
1923 Calendar from Christensen’s Dept. Store

Thank you Steve Burwash for sharing this great find—a 1923 calendar from Christensen’s Department Store. (This is the same year Transcontinental airmail service begins and Elmer Rice’s “Adding Machine” premieres in NYC.)
Here’s a shot too of what …

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 …

Center Street – Then and Now
February 24, 2014 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Center Street – Then and Now

Know where you are? You’re looking up Center Street toward the bank. You can see the Van Eaton home perched on the hill.
Things change over the years. Wonder what it will look like on 2104?
Photo …