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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The Guys of the Eatonville Lumber Co.
April 4, 2013 – 9:00 am | No Comment
The Guys of the Eatonville Lumber Co.

Check out the team at the Eatonville Lumber Company, which in the early 1900s included the horses.  I love the guy in the back waving at us.
The mill burned in 1932 and was a blow …

Eatonville Lumber Company Saloon
March 26, 2013 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Eatonville Lumber Company Saloon

I guess it should come as no surprise that the Eatonville Lumber Company also had an Eatonville Lumber Company saloon.
The man standing front and center in a suit is none other than John Galbraith, who eventually …

Paintings & Pictures of the Abandoned Eatonville Lumber Mill
March 25, 2013 – 9:00 am | 2 Comments
Paintings & Pictures of the Abandoned Eatonville Lumber Mill

Martha Parrish painted some wonder scenes of Eatonville, including this painting of the abandoned Eatonville Lumber Mill.
Here is an image of the final painting along with the shots she took for inspiration.
Images courtesy of Leslee …

Cars Outside the Eatonville Lumber co. (ca. 1925)
March 12, 2013 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Cars Outside the Eatonville Lumber co. (ca. 1925)

Check out this line up of new automobiles parked outside the Eatonville Lumber Company (ca. 1925).
Photo courtesy of Rich and Ruthie Williams.
Click on image to enlarge.
 

Eatonville Lumber Company Wagon
March 4, 2013 – 9:00 am | 3 Comments
Eatonville Lumber Company Wagon

The Eatonville Lumber Company started up before there were automobiles. Here is a unique shot of the Eatonville Lumber Company Co. General Merchandise wagon.
Olympic Flour was produced by The Puget Sound Flouring Mills Company.
Flour Mills
Here’s …

Eatonville Lumber Company Store
February 23, 2013 – 9:00 am | One Comment
Eatonville Lumber Company Store

For decades Eatonville residents — especially those that worked at the mill — shopped at he Eatonville Lumber Company store.
Here’s a peek at the grocery department.
Image courtesy of Rick Parnell and the Parnell family.
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Inside the Eatonville Lumber Company store
February 19, 2013 – 9:49 pm | 8 Comments
Inside the Eatonville Lumber Company store

 
For decades Eatonville residents — especially those that worked for the mill — shopped at the Eatonville Lumber Company store.
Photo courtesy of Rick Parnell and the Parnell family.
Click on image to enlarge.

Bertha Krones working at the Eatonville Lumber Mill (1940s)
February 18, 2013 – 12:14 am | No Comment
Bertha Krones working at the Eatonville Lumber Mill (1940s)

It wasn’t all guys working at the Eatonville Lumber Company. In fact, during WWII Eatonville women jumped in and did what needed to be done to keep the mill going.
Here is Bertha Krones driving one …

Thank you! Over 58,600 views in 2012
January 1, 2013 – 9:00 am | One Comment
Thank you! Over 58,600 views in 2012

THANK YOU to everyone who has visited this site and made it a success. In 2012 there were 58,623 visits — roughly 19 times the population of Eatonville.
Your input is making this a valuable addition …

Eatonville Lumber Company “Lumberjills” (WWII)
December 4, 2012 – 10:25 pm | 4 Comments
Eatonville Lumber Company “Lumberjills” (WWII)

During WWII, while the men were away fighting, the women stepped in to fill their jobs and keep America running. It took place in every corner of the nation, even in Eatonville.
Here are two shots …