Salt Lake & San Pedro Railroad. Finally, this road was taken over by the Union Pacific. RANGE CONDITIONS IN THE EARLY DAYS During the years of the '80s and '90s the range was in excellent condition for the grazing of cattle. Few, if any, sheep were...
CHAPTER SEVENTEEN MILFORD ITS EARLY HISTORY Springing from a few shacks built as a matter of con-venience by ore haulers and stockmen, the little city of Milford has struggled to a position of prominence in Beaver County. Today, with a population...
the Beaver river to reach the mill. One ford was at Horseshoe Bend, two miles south of town near the present Bill Baker ranch, and the other was east of Yellow Banks, about two miles north of town. Freighters, traveling laboriously with their heavy...
in. As the passengers loitered about, he noticed a lady passenger who had a sick baby. He overheard the lady ask one of the men to assist her.
The man answered, "No, I am not a baby tender." After the stage had gone, McCarty got on his horse and...
Photos of William D. Williams, Margaret Eldridge Williams, children John Mitchell, Eva Williams Evans, and Norval (desceased); Walter James, colorful Black Rock settler; Black Rock wooden water tank; Remains of lava rock houses located on the Black...
CHAPTER TWENTY-ONE THE RAILROAD COMES TO BEAVER COUNTY CONSTRUCTION OF THE RAILROAD The first railroad station at Milford was built in the year 1880. The new station, the present depot, was built in 1923. The station now named "Reed", where the...
house belonged to the Winder Brothers, Leo, Richard and Norman Winder, of Murray. The Winders ranged their sheep winter and summer at Big Springs just over the line in Nevada, 75 miles due west of Milford. They eventually got a shearing plant of...
WAH WAH SPRINGS Wah Wah Springs was settled in July, 1870, by Edwin S. Squires and Lydia Abbott Squires. They were on their way to California to locate. They had a herd of cattle and when they got to Nevada they were asked to pay a tax on the...
time while he returned to Nephi to close his affairs. He then came back to Milford and took over the active management of his store, adding a large feed lot with stables, a large barn, and camp houses. His business was supplying the freighters,...
CHAPTER TWENTY-FIVE IRRIGATION AND WELLS PLAY IMPORTANT ROLE IN MILFORD VALLEY THE "RISE AND FALL" OF REED In early days there were beautiful ranches along down the river in Milford Valley. There was a ranch at Yellow Bank owned by James...
fit for habitation." The desert he traversed was named after him, Escalante." Another wise man said, "The old desert takes its toll of everything you get out of it." But another man, whose life was more closely linked with the desert, said, "I...
and Mrs. Squires. They were married January 9, 1895, at Wah Wah. Owen Grover never owned the springs, his daughter, Mrs. Irene Green says. Mrs. Green says that her uncle, Joseph DeMeulle, owned a small place east of the main farm at Wah Wah and he...
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Leigh, David Cedar, Iron Co.
Leigh, Francis W Cedar, Iron Co.
Leigh, Jennie Cedar, Iron Co.
Leigh, Mary Cedar, Iron Co.
Lemmon, Claude Alumbee Parowan, Iron Co.
Lund, James St. George, Washington Co.
Department Weber Stake Academy 1893-6; Prin. Gunnison Seminary 1896; Prin. Gunnison Public Schools 1897 to 1903; Prin. Fountain Green Public Schools 1903-4 Present position since 1904.
*Principal Santa Clara...
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LIST OF STUDENTS.
Adams, Juliette Parowan, Iron Co.
Bracken, Ida Pine Valley, Washington Co.
Burgess, Ernest H Lund, Nev.
Dalley, Erastus Summit, Iron Co.
Decker, Orpha Cedar...
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Jones, Seth M Enoch, Iron County
Knell, James Claude Pinto, Washington County
Leigh, Abbie Cedar, Iron County
Lowe, Deslie Parowan, "
Lunt, George Hunter Cedar, "
Lunt, Henry Hunter "
Lunt, Jeannett "...
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Leigh, Peter Cedar , Iron County
Mackelprang, Nettie "
Pace, Iraminda Harmony, Washington County
Pace, Lurene "
Page, Dettie Pinto, "
Pollock, Pearl Cedar, Iron County
Prince, James Lorenzo Harmony, Washington...
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Brooks, George St. George, Washington County
Corry, Jessie Cedar, Iron County
Cox, Lillian "
Cox, William Orderville, Kane County
Cutler, Lula Glendale, "
Dalley, Parley Summit, Iron County
Farnsworth, Bessie Kanab,...
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Jepson, Lucy Virgin, Washington County
Jones, Ann Cedar, Iron County
Jones, Arthur P Enoch, "
Jones, Mamie Cedar, "
Jones, Treharne "
Leigh, Abbie "
Lowe, Samuel Parowan, "
Macdonald, Belle Ranch, Kane County...