Young Trappers in Alder (early 1900s)

Alder trappers — Charlie Boettcher on the right
Alder trappers — Charley Boettcher on the right

The young Alder boys loaded up with traps look like they could catch just about anything.  It’s a little hard to tell, but I think they are bear traps.

On the right is Charley Boettcher.  The Boettchers are still a prominent family in the Alder and Eatonville today.

Photo is courtesy of Pat Van Eaton.

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