Most of these photos were donated to the Mason County Historical Society by the Aaro family, which homesteaded in Lilliwaup Valley and still lives around these parts (John Aaro worked for us shucking oysters until just a few months ago).
Building the Lilliwaup Bridge over highway 101:
Aerial view, after the highway was put in:
"Lilliwaup Shopping Center" - this building still stands on the corner just south of the 101 Bridge
The current Lilliwaup store & motel during an epic snowstorm
Oyster opening! Not sure exactly where this took place... maybe in the small building just downstream of the bridge, maybe further upstream.