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 Lumber Company Ad (1936)
August 9, 2012 – 9:26 pm | One Comment
Eatonville Lumber Company Ad (1936)

Here’s a great ad for the Eatonville Lumber Company. It ran in the March 1936 Dispatch. This was the week to pick up some pork or milk-fed veal. The prices seem cheap, but the average …

Eatonville Lumber Company (ca. 1930s)
August 8, 2012 – 11:18 pm | 4 Comments
Eatonville Lumber Company (ca. 1930s)

These kids are showing off go-cart No. 2 in front of the Eatonville Lumber Company. I’m not sure how the cart was powered, but they were ready to ride.
The Eatonville Lumber Company sold more than …

Eatonville Lumber Company facts
April 26, 2012 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Eatonville Lumber Company facts

Here are a few things you might know about the Eatonville Lumber Company, which operated in Eatonville from 1907 until 1954.
• Tacoma Eastern/Chicago Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad arrived in 1904 — followed by the …

World War II and the Woman got to Work at that Eatonville Lumber Mill
April 6, 2012 – 9:57 am | 8 Comments
World War II and the Woman got to Work at that Eatonville Lumber Mill

Rosie the Riveter has nothing on the Eatonville women. During WWII they went to work at the Eatonville Lumber Mill. This picture shows just how many filled the vacant spots left by the men fighting …

Eatonville Lumber Company in Action (ca. 1942)
January 26, 2012 – 9:00 am | 3 Comments
Eatonville Lumber Company in Action (ca. 1942)

This areal shot, taken by C. K. Kinsey, of the Eatonville Lumber Company, shows a company in full operation.
WWII was in full force. “Eatonville’s Japanese, both native and foreign born, prepared to move to concentration …

Eatonville Logging Timeline — Created by the Eatonville History Project
January 13, 2012 – 9:00 am | 4 Comments
Eatonville Logging Timeline — Created by the Eatonville History Project

Here is a timeline of Eatonville’s lumber past.  It was created by the Eatonville History Project, a group of local individuals working to connect Eatonville students with their local history.
Keep and eye out for more fun …

Eatonville Lumber Camp Rail System
January 11, 2012 – 9:50 am | 2 Comments
Eatonville Lumber Camp Rail System

This picture of the Eatonville Lumber Camp shows the rail system used to transport logs.
“Until 1941 the lumber company did its own logging from its own timber land and did not, as a rule, buy …

Eatonville Lumber Camp Food
December 29, 2011 – 4:07 am | 5 Comments
Eatonville Lumber Camp Food

I believe these shots, provided by the Kjelstad family, are at the Eatonville Lumber Company camp — in part because there were other photos of the lumber camp with these two.
This is a picture of …

Inside the Eatonville Lumber Company Store
December 26, 2011 – 7:14 pm | 3 Comments
Inside the Eatonville Lumber Company Store

Here is a peak inside the Eatonville Lumber Company store around 1942. If you look closely you can see a crack in the glass case, which looks like it’s full of Coke bottles. Pat Van Eaton …

Eatonville Lumber Company 1908
December 22, 2011 – 9:00 am | 2 Comments
Eatonville Lumber Company 1908

What’s interesting about this 1908 shot of the Eatonville Lumber Company is the burner. Most times the shots are of a domed burner (aka wigwam burner), which was built  in 1932 after the 1st mill burned …