Monday, March 27, 2017

Doctor Baker's locomotive and the Rawhide Railroad from Walla Walla to Wallula.

The locomotive as it sat in Pasco at the Railroad Museum in June 2009 (4 color photos by Joe Drazan)






The Mountain Queen (from Up-to-the-Times Magazine, 1914)





Baker's Rawhide Railroad, by Washington State Governor Miles C. Moore, Dec 1918


Dorsey S. Baker









Rawhide Railroad and photo of the first locomotive (WW Bulletin, Dec 15 1915)


Title page, Prefaces, and selected illustrations to George Estes yarn on the Rawhide Railroad.
 Copies of the 54 page entertainment can be found at the Whitman College
 and Walla Walla Public libraries among others.






Half full bottle of whiskey used for level

Locomotives "Ladd" and "Blue Mountain"
Hunting dog on platform replaced cowcatcher as being more proficient. Illustrations from Estes booklet.



 
Tailendum of the Estes yarn




Myth revisited by the Union-Bulletin's roving reporter Nellie Nelson in January 1948


After its service and abandonment in Alaska, the engine is now being restored for exhibit at Fort Walla Walla Museum (photo from WW Union-Bulletin, 3-27-2017) 

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Bowlaway was located at 123 E. Alder prior to opening a new 12 lane facility in the Eastgate area at 411 Ash in 1957. Photos by Bill Lilley courtesy of Jeanne Savage and the Union-Bulletin.

Bowlaway, eight lanes and a lunch room at 123 E Alder, July 2 1956
                  
Gene Struthers, manager

Bowling team in the last year of bowling at 123 E Alder, May 29 1956. Conrad Heimbigner on right.



Bowlaway new construction at 411 Ash Street, May 1956

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Friday, March 24, 2017

Miscellaneous photos from the Richard Daniel family albums. Thanks, Dick.

Howard's blacksmith shop in Waitsburg, 1915


Fleenor kids and friends on burros


Jefferson School 1st grade class at Fletcher's Waffle Shop, 524 S 9th, 1948


Groom family of Huntsville

Jefferson School basketball team, Coach Stanley Hannant, April 1953

Pentecostal Church at 13th & Dell; membership portrait, 1952


Post Office entrance on Sumach Street; Madge Daniel (rt), ca1930


Salvation Army Band; Raymond Daniel on drums (left), 1940s


School District 140 custodial & maintenance staff meet at Wa-Hi, 1969

Tomlinson's Dari-Mart on South 9th Ave; Dick Daniel in drive-in window on its backside, 1956


Back of Tomlinson's Dari-Mart seen from Daniel's backyard at 903 Emma St,  1967


Veterans Hospital staff, 1930s


Women playing little saxophones; Madge Daniel (2nd from rt), ca1928






Jefferson School baseball team, April 1951