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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Ohop Valley (Early 1900s)
February 29, 2012 – 9:00 am | 2 Comments
Ohop Valley (Early 1900s)

A colorized version of Ohop Valley early 1900s — taken I think from the Kjelstad farm looking toward Mt. Rainier. It looks like there’s a lake in the middle, but if you’re familiar with Ohop Valley, …

Fyfe’s come to Alder
February 15, 2012 – 4:11 pm | No Comment
Fyfe’s come to Alder

Pictured is Pat, Terry, Joan and Tom Van Eaton’s great grandfather and grandmother, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Fyfe with their daughter Dolly in their home in London.
Pat says, “They came to Alder in early 1900’s, …

First Boiler headed to Elbe Sawmill
June 9, 2011 – 9:00 am | 2 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 …