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
February 5, 2014 – 6:52 pm | 2 Comments
Eatonville Train Depot

Years back Eatonville had a train depot — and I believe the bottom story is now the Country Real Estate building on the corner of Washington St. and Center St. But when it was still …

1914 Map of Eatonville
November 4, 2013 – 5:09 pm | One Comment
1914 Map of Eatonville

This 1914 map is broken down into three pieces.
In the first section you can see the Eatonville school, which had just been built. The second section covers downtown and you’ll immediately see Mashell Ave. and Center …

Inside the Hearon Jewelry Store
February 12, 2013 – 6:32 pm | No Comment
Inside the Hearon Jewelry Store

Where the Eatonville Outdoor sits today, on the corner of Center and Mashell, was once the Hearon Jeweler. Both H. L. Hearon and Wayne Hearon served as town councilmen sometime between 1909 and 1954 and H. …

Snow on Mashell (ca. 1905)
December 19, 2012 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Snow on Mashell (ca. 1905)

It the first snowfall of the season tonight, so this picture seemed fitting — Mashell Avenue around 1905 during a snow. Even a local dog was out enjoying things.
I believe the shot was taken at …

Center Street – 1971
October 1, 2012 – 5:53 pm | 2 Comments
Center Street – 1971

Shot of Center Street, July 18, 1971. This is the same year the Disneyland resort opened in Florida, and there was a poll taken that claimed 60% of people in the U.S. were against the …

Center Street and Gas Street Lighting (ca. 1913)
August 28, 2012 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Center Street and Gas Street Lighting (ca. 1913)

This picture taken around 1913 looks down Center Street from just above the Mashell Ave./Center Street intersection. To the right you can see the well house in front of the hotel. And on the other …

Center Street – 1957 & 1970
August 27, 2012 – 3:32 pm | 4 Comments
Center Street – 1957 & 1970

Like everything else in town, Center Street has continually evolved. Here is a picture of Center taken around 1957 and then about 20 years later in the 1970s. (If you want to see it even …

Why we have that weird intersection at Mashell and Center
August 10, 2012 – 4:24 pm | 7 Comments
Why we have that weird intersection at Mashell and Center

The intersection at Mashell and Center is an odd one —  Center almost lining up with itself, but not quite. Makes you wonder if the town planners had one too many beers that night. The …

Eatonville Center Street, Early 1900s & 1950
May 17, 2012 – 3:57 pm | 5 Comments
Eatonville Center Street, Early 1900s & 1950

These pictures aren’t the best quality, but it gives you an idea of the transformation of Center Street over the years. The first image is of Center Street (looking down at Mashell).
You can see on …

Robin Hood Days & Cedar Shakes (1954)
February 27, 2012 – 9:00 am | 2 Comments
Robin Hood Days & Cedar Shakes (1954)

Pictured is the O.E. Haynes & Son truck, which took part in the Robin Hood Days parade. The sign on the back reads “Hand Split Cedar Shakes”and there is paper archery target on the cab …