The Winter of 1964 & 1965


March 15, 2024

Beings I was born in 1934 I had a real good memory of the winter of 1964 and 1965.

I bought a place of my own in 1965 over between Ekalaka and Baker on Lame Jones Creek (4000 Deeded, 1640 Leased). I paid $15 per acre for the deeded.

The summers of 1960 and 1961 were dry but it went to raining in the fall of ‘62. We were wet until ‘79.

I started neighboring with the people; them with tractors and me with horses. I always liked to have plenty horses — saddle horses and teams.

When the fall of ‘64 hit, it started snowing the first week in November (a lot). Then we had a real bad storm around Than...

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