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A Journeying Foward

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 23
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1991
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s6sq8xj8
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 324501
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6sq8xj8

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Title A Journeying Foward
Description need his hands to hold on to the saddle horn or reins. As he rode along he held the smoldering horse manure close to his ears. It was the only way to keep the mosquitoes away from him. There was no such thing as mosquito repellent until after World War II. Reaching Manti, Carey headed for Grandpa Barton's yards at 375 North First West. As the dogs drew nearer, they barked excitedly until Grandpa stepped from the house off in the distance behind him. "No. he's okay," Lee answered. "He had to stay on the mountain," and he handed him the written message. Lee made many trips in the years ahead, either going to or coming from the West Mountain, on horseback, mule wasn't until the summers of 1949 and 19501 that Owen L. Gregerson cut roads up the rj.ght~hand forte of the West Mountain, along the top from north to south, and down to veyor nor having used the sophisticated instruments of that day. He eyeballed the terrain from the seat of the Cat as he drove along. Even with today's modern techniques, his eyeball engineering proved to be very adequate, and was such that those same roads are being used forty-two years later without changes in the roadbed. In 19682, while Cliff Blackham, Keith Hansen and Eugene Jensen were Sanpete County Commissioners and Richard D. Olsen was the County Road Supervisor, the cost, labor thp West Mountain were petitioned and accepted by the CjOunty« It was then ttiat more and more people began to 57
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 23
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 324383
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6sq8xj8/324383