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Liked it so much, we moved here twice

My wife and I liked the coulee so much that we moved here twice.

The first time was in 1954 when I accepted a job grading lumber at the planing mill above the dam.

I worked for Everett Kirkpatrick and a junior partner. Old timers will remember the mill and Kirkpatrick.

I had come to the area to take a position as lumber grader at Lincoln Lumber Company, a few miles upstream. I’d had earlier traini...


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