Monthly Archives: March 2016

A Tailing Tale of Cattle Drives and Eighth Grade Graduation

From “Life in the Early Days” By James K. Ramstetter Permission of use granted by Mary Ramstetter. Published March 17, 2016 in the Weekly Register-Call. The Cattle Drive  The last big job of the year was to get the livestock that was saleable to the Denver Livestock market on Monday morning when prices were at their best. We started in the… Read more »

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A Tailing Tale of Fire and a Runaway Model T Ford

From “Life in the Early Days” By James K. Ramstetter Permission of use granted by Mary Ramstetter. Published March 10, 2016 in the Weekly Register-Call. The Fire at Guy Hill Grange It was a nice February afternoon. The weather was cool. The year was 1919. The yard was full of about twenty buggies, each with a team of horses tied to… Read more »

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A Tailing Tale of Socials at the Eight Mile House in Golden Gate

From “Life in the Early Days” By James K. Ramstetter Permission of use granted by Mary Ramstetter. Published March 3, 2016 in the Weekly Register-Call. An Evening Affair The upstairs hall of the home place was the center for many neighborhood activities. The Guy Hill Grange used it for holding its monthly meetings. Square dances were held there regularly. It was… Read more »

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A Tailing Tale of our first Golden Gate Ranch and Wheat Harvest

From “Life in the Early Days” By James K. Ramstetter Permission of use granted by Mary Ramstetter. Published February 25, 2016 in the Weekly Register-Call. Our First Ranch During the late summer of 1917 there was much excitement in our family as we were moving to our first ranch. During the early years we had moved about quite a bit as… Read more »

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