Date: Probably 1932 Description: Gus Landergen was the local government hunter. Here he is pictured with a dead mountain lion at Murphy Ranch. Tom Murphy is standing. Tom trained the dogs for Gus. Reproduced with permission of June Reger.
Date: Early 1940s Description: Clint Martin killed the mountain lions on the Murphy Ranch. All the school kids walked down to the Martin place to see them. Back row: Faye Hardy, Anabelle Anderson, Richard Hardy, Henry Muir, and Arthur Hardy. … Continue reading
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Tagged 1940s, Anabelle Anderson, Arthur Hardy, Clint Martin, Faye Hardy, George Phillips, Henry Muir, hunting, Kenneth Madden, Marietta Watson, Martin Place, Maxine Martin, mountain lion, Murphy Ranch, Richard Hardy, Winfred Madden
When Vern Brightman was a high school student around 1923, he worked nights at the Ferndale telephone switchboard. It was sort of a low-stress job. He said they had a cot right by the switchboard and hardly anyone phoned at … Continue reading
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Tagged Blocksburg Quartet, Bridgeville, Brightman, cattle, Cox, Ferndale, Fitzell Ranch, Fox Farm, George Short, Goat Davis, Grace Tonini, Gus Landegen, horseshoes, Mill Creek, mountain lion, ranching, sheep, Snow Line Ranch, Swains Flat, Tom Murphy, turkeys, Van Duzen, Vern Brightman, Wittsche