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The old wagon trail in Northrup Canyon

George and Caty Northrup weren't the only family in the canyon at the turn of the 20th century. Scheibner brothers Charles and Fred had moved into the canyon a couple years earlier and were already known for their produce, in particular, luscious strawberries.

In 1901, with the backing of the farming community around Steamboat Rock, the brothers petitioned the county for a bond to create a road up...


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