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Date: Probably 1930s Description: Bill Heinze atop hay wagon on the Murphy Ranch. Reproduced with permission of June Reger.
Date: 1935 Description: Young Winifred Madden watches a flock of sheep being moved through Blocksburg from the back porch of the Helmke building. The big barn is in the background. Reproduced with permission of Veltha Coleman.
Date: Probably 1935 Description: A flock of sheep moves through Blocksburg. Sara Johnson (Veltha Coleman’s grandmother) lived in this house when she first came to Blocksburg. The house was located between the current store building and the shop building just … Continue reading
Date: 1940 Description: Pictured are cattle at the Fort Seward Ranch in 1940. Reproduced with permission of Gail Hoisington.
Date:Thought to be 1933, but could be as late as the 1940s Description: Pictured is Bert Johnson on horseback and a dog bothering the horse. Reproduced with permission of Gail Hoisington.
The first time I met Rafaella Wantt was in December, 1997, at the Murphy Ranch in Blocksburg. We had been invited to lunch with June Reger and Henry Muir along with Evelyn Deike and her mother, Bess McCombs, and Johnny … Continue reading
Date: Unknown Description: Two men are pictured on horseback in front of barn on Casterlin Road. The man on the left is identified as Raymond (last name unknown). He is riding “Sally.” Reproduced with permission of Gail Hoisington.
Date: Unknown Description: Pictured is Marvin Johnson on horseback. Reproduced with permission of Gail Hoisington.
Date: Unknown Description: Bert and Marvin Johnson are pictured on horseback. This photo was probably taken on the Fort Seward Ranch. Reproduced with permission of Gail Hoisington.
Date: Unknown Description: Pictured are, left to right, Harold Fraser, Bert Johnson, and probably Marvin Johnson. They are driving cattle on the Fort Seward Ranch. Reproduced with permission of Gail Hoisington.