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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Tribute to Hettie Williams
April 11, 2013 – 8:42 pm | No Comment
Tribute to Hettie Williams

There are just certain people who keep things running. They’re are involved, but don’t need notoriety. They can work hard, while making you feel at ease. One of those individuals was Hettie (Duncan) Williams.
Hettie parents, …

Early Ambulances (and the Rising Corpse)
February 8, 2013 – 5:03 pm | 3 Comments
Early Ambulances (and the Rising Corpse)

When Dr. A. W. Bridge had a patient in his 1914 Model T ambulance, he found it difficult to check on the patient’s condition unless he stopped the ambulance first. The patient’s cot was behind …

Williams Lineup (ca. 1910)
July 18, 2012 – 8:46 pm | One Comment
Williams Lineup (ca. 1910)

Here’s a great lineup of some of the Williams clan — an Eatonville pioneer family. Left to right is Tom Williams, Nate Williams, Hazel Williams and Clyde Williams.
Photo courtesy of Rich Williams.
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Hazel and Helen Williams
April 15, 2012 – 9:00 am | 4 Comments
Hazel and Helen Williams

This stunning woman is Hazel Williams, daughter of Nate Williams. Nate was a rough and tumble man who came with T.C. Van Eaton (his brother-in-law) in 1889 to homestead in the new town of Eatonville.
Hazel …

Logging — 1902 to 1970
September 15, 2011 – 5:14 pm | 4 Comments
Logging — 1902 to 1970

Logging was vital to Eatonville form the very beginning. Here are a few pictures covering seven decades of logging.
Photo #1: This first picture was taken September 1902, and the log is headed off for the …

First Boiler headed to Elbe Sawmill
June 9, 2011 – 9:00 am | 3 Comments
First Boiler headed to Elbe Sawmill

This boiler, headed to a sawmill around Elbe, was the latest in technology. Men were moving away from horse power and toward steam power. In fact, this boiler may have well been on it’s way …