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Continuing story about the Tie Creek community

 

August 21, 2020



I will continue to share information about the Tie Creek community with an article by Wesley Brewer who told about the company that came to the area to cut trees, made railroad ties, built dams, and in the spring of 1884 with high water and blown dams started the ties down Tie Creek to the Little Missouri River with a destination of Medora. What was the result? Wesley gives us the answer.

“The trees were to be stopped at Medora and about half of them reached their destination. Some of the others were gathered up and hauled to Medora with Oxen or mule teams. Ranchers along the way made goo...



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