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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Elbe IOOF, 1954
March 15, 2018 – 8:00 am | No Comment
Elbe IOOF, 1954

The exact date of this image is unknown, but was probably taken around January, 1954.
The writing on the photo reads “Elbe BM – across from Depot – CMP.S.”
To the right is a a clear view …

Elbe Railroad Crossing 1944
March 13, 2018 – 8:00 am | No Comment
Elbe Railroad Crossing 1944

If you had been driving up from Eatonville to Eble in 1944, you may have had to stop for this train, at the “relocation” crossing. (The train tracks had to be rerouted to accommodate the …

Nisqually-Alder Reservoir – Elbe 1957
March 11, 2018 – 8:00 am | 2 Comments
Nisqually-Alder Reservoir – Elbe 1957

A look at Elbe in 1957 at 1,197 feet.
If you look close, you can spot a lot of the buildings of today, including the tiny church and today’s the popular railroad, among others.
Thanks to the …

Nisqually-Alder Reservoir, 1954
March 10, 2018 – 8:00 am | No Comment
Nisqually-Alder Reservoir, 1954

This is an aerial shot, taken from Elbe on October 6, 1954. Below is the Nisqually-Alder Reservoir.
Construction on the Alder dam we see today was started in 1942 and completed in 1945. (There was an …

Sachs Corner in Elbe, December 2, 1942
March 9, 2018 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Sachs Corner in Elbe, December 2, 1942

Here we have Sachs Corner located in Elbe, Washington. The information with this photo reads — December 2, 1942, Alder Basin showing logging donkey upset at Elbe.
Adam Sachs starting logging operations in the area in …

Ashford Postcard, December 25, 1910
December 28, 2016 – 10:28 pm | 4 Comments
Ashford Postcard, December 25, 1910

One hundred and six years ago, December 25, 1910, this postcard was mailed off from Ashford, Washington, to a friend in Orting.
What struck me was that there was someone at the Ashford postoffice on Christmas …

Elbe Lumber & Shingle Co. (early 1900s) — Part 1 of 3
August 22, 2016 – 5:57 pm | No Comment
Elbe Lumber & Shingle Co. (early 1900s) — Part 1 of 3

On Ebay last week, there was a wall card up for auction, will all kinds of shots of the Elbe Lumber & Shingle Company, as well as the logging camp and scene of the Tacoma …

Eatonville Bank, 1964 . . . Take a Look at those Signs
May 2, 2016 – 6:24 pm | One Comment
Eatonville Bank, 1964 . . . Take a Look at those Signs

These shots of the Eatonville Bank are interesting, not just because they were taken in 1964, and things haven’t changed all that much, but because also of the sign out front.
Listed are the following if you …

Covered bridge across the Nisqually at Elbe
November 22, 2015 – 9:00 am | 2 Comments
Covered bridge across the Nisqually at Elbe

This photo of the covered bridge across the Nisqually River at Elbe was taken by Steve Burwash. At the far end of the bridge is his family.
The photo was taken probably in the early 60s. …

Pleasant Valley School by East Creek
January 13, 2014 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Pleasant Valley School by East Creek

The Pleasant Valley School by the East Creek was a perfect example of the one room schoolhouse. It was about 2.5 miles from Elbe and was later consolidated with Mineral.
Miss Serena Marshall (later the wife …