Album – Brown Bros. Garage

Brown Bros. Garage on the road to Rainier, Washington.

(Courtesy Diane Kraus Albright)

(Courtesy Diane Kraus Albright)

(Courtesy Diane Kraus Albright)

(Courtesy Diane Kraus Albright)

Brown Bros. Garage on Yelm Ave.

(Courtesy Diane Kraus Albright)

(Courtesy Diane Kraus Albright)

(Courtesy Diane Kraus Albright)

(Courtesy Diane Kraus Albright)

(Courtesy Diane Kraus Albright)

Album – 1941 Yelm High School Fire

In June 1941 the main Y.H.S. burned to the ground.

(Courtesy Diane Kraus Albright)

(Courtesy Diane Kraus Albright)

(Courtesy Diane Kraus Albright)

(Courtesy Diane Kraus Albright)

(Courtesy Diane Kraus Albright)

(Courtesy Diane Kraus Albright)

A new school is begun.

A new school is begun.

Album – Late 1920’s

The date these photos were taken is not known.  It was after the 1924 because many of the buildings are still part of Yelm’s downtown today (2011)

(Courtesy Marty Fortin)

Yelm Ave. looking east

(Courtesy Marty Fortin)

Looking south on the road to Rainier, WA.  Brown’s garage is on the left.

(Courtesy Marty Fortin)

Store on the corner of Yelm Ave. and road to Rainier.

(Courtesy Marty Fortin)

Cars parked along the side of the Mercantile.

(Courtesy Marty Fortin)

South side of Yelm Ave.  Billboard promotes Chesterfield cigarettes.

(Courtesy Marty Fortin)

Wolf’s store in the foreground.  North side of Yelm Ave.