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The importance of voting

The photo to the left was taken by Joe Peters at the old Hockett Basin school site on Powder River. The teamster is Gene Brown, a local rancher who was headed to the precinct to vote when he lost one of the horses on his team. Brown must have thought that casting his vote was important enough to go to the bother of hitching up his milk cow to get him there. One can only wonder what the horse was thinking. According to Ingrid Brown of Powderville, the picture was taken around 1940....


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