Search Granite Falls History Online
What is PastPerfect?

PastPerfect is our database of historical photos and documents. You can search PastPerfect by entering names or keywords. You can search online or search at the Museum.

For example, if you are interested in the history of logging, you might search using some of these words: donkey, spar tree, log, logger, mill, rigging, shingle, duplex, or steam.

Interested in
mining? Try: mine, concentrator, gold, silver, "Monte Cristo", quarry, or adit.
Interested in
fashion or recreation? Try: costume, dress, hat, picnic, or hunting.

Interested in
railroads? Try: locomotive, depot, or railroad. If you know a railway's name such as "Hartford Eastern", or "Everett Monte Cristo", enter the name.

locomotives are your interest, you can find them by name, too, such as Shay, Climax, or Heisler.

locate a person, enter either the full name or last name. For example, to find pictures of Dr. Frank Chappell, enter Chappell or Frank Chappell. You need not use capital letters. If you misspell the name, you are given a list of possible matching items and can select the one you think best matches what you are searching for.

How do I access PastPefect?

Click here to access the online version of PastPerfect. Come to the Museum to search our database directly.