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BIG RIVER BRIDGE – built in 1861 as a toll bridge, this span replaced the ferry operated by P. S. Palmstream. It became a free bridge in 1878 when the people voted to raise their taxes and buy it so they did not have to pay to cross it. Tolls at that time: Wagon and six animals, 50 cents; with four, 30 cents; with two, 25 [...]

By |2023-01-11T12:25:22-08:00April 28, 2022|

Track Record

Competition is native to the American character. To be first seems of great value. First at the clam chowder cook-off, first in Little League, first in line. Historians prattle about who or what was first. So, let's prattle about the trains that once rattled through town, carrying lumber to the Point. A photograph of a stereograph showing the Incline on the tramway from the Big [...]

By |2023-01-12T10:43:34-08:00April 14, 2022|


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