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Sharon McConnel, Valley County Coordinator

Photo Album Index

Newspaper Ads and other Ephemera

When Col. Dewey bought the Caswells' Thunder Mountain claims (east present-day Valley Co.) in late 1900, the rush was on and businesses sprang up along the route. Ads from "Thunder Mountain News," April 22, 1905, courtesy of Steven Harshfield - Thank you, Steve, for sharing!
    Roosevelt Delivery O. T. Lingo, Prop.
    Boise-Pearl Stage, T. B. Walker, Prop.
    Plowman's, Payett River, Montour
    Taylor House, Sweet
    Millers, Ola & Miller's Store, Thunder City
    Sults' Ola, Thunder City, Vanwyck Stage
      (Post office history places Thunder City about six miles west of Cascade and Vanwyck was about three miles southwest of Cascade.)
    Hays & Harley, General Wayhouse
    Smith Ferry, L. M. Gorton, Prop.
    Peter Neeb, The Round Valley Wayhouse, Fern, P.O., Peter Neeb, prop.
    Kentucky Home Hotel, Thunder City Mr. & Mrs. J. L. Alvey, proprietors
    W. H. Taylor, Scott Valley Farm
    Cross & Conyer's Big Creek Station
    C. C. Randall, Randall's Transfer, Knox P.O. Store; Feed Barn, Wm. Howel, Manager; Post office history places Knox 25 miles NE of Cascade
    J. Kelly & L. McShane, Knox post office
    Temperance House, at Trappers Flat, W. J. Burke, Prop.
    Diamond's Road House, Reardon Creek
    Summit House on Monumental Summit
Other -
1942 Bradley Mining Company, Miners and Muckers Wanted

Big Creek, Stibnite and Yellow Pine Collection

Ellison, Holcomb, Abstien, Willson, Behne, Hennessy, Willson, McCoy, Edwards, date unknown - Courtesy of Long Valley Preservation Society of Idaho, Shared by Ron Smith - Thank you!
1920, First Vehicle to Yellow Pine, driven by Jerry Logue, Al Behne also in photograph, with two unknowns - Courtesy of Long Valley Preservation Society of Idaho, Shared by Ron Smith - Thank you!
1922, First Ford into Yellow Pine, Al Behne in photograph, with several unknowns - Courtesy of Long Valley Preservation Society of Idaho, Shared by Ron Smith - Thank you!
Smith children with Napier Edwards wagon, Edwardsburg Shared by Ron Smith - Thank you!
Murph and Mary Earl
Lafe & Emma Cox, 1950's- Shared by Ron Smith - Thank you!
Fay & Iva Kissinger, 1950's- Shared by Ron Smith - Thank you!
Forest Grove Camp, Stibnite, 1954- Shared by Ron Smith - Thank you!
Stibnite Airport Runway Plow, 1950's- Shared by Ron Smith - Thank you!
Lafe Cox and Al Hennessey headed for Buck Creek
Earl Wilson and Smiths, 1953 - Shared by Ron Smith - Thank you!
Yellow Pine co. Stibnite map, 1931 - Shared by Ron Smith - Thank you!
Stibnite Pipeline Winter '53-'54 - Shared by Ron Smith - Thank you!
Stibnite,Our Gang, Winter '28-'29 - Shared by Sandy McRae - Thank you!
Crew at Stibnite Post Office - Shared by Sandy McRae - Thank you!
Stibnite Pipeline Crew, c. 1932 - Shared by Sandy McRae - Thank you!
Stibnite 1978
Johnson Creek Ice Hole, cutting ice
Johnson Creek, Twin Bridges
Meadow Creek Mine, Stibnite
Yellow Pine, 1932

Cascade Collection

Boise-Payette Lumber Company, Cascade, 1917

McCall Collection

McCall scenes, 1924- Shared by Nancy Brown Tomlin - Thank you!
McCall, business district, 1924- Shared by Nancy Brown Tomlin - Thank you!
McCall Toboggan Slide- Shared by Nancy Brown Tomlin - Thank you!
Lake Street, 1937- Shared by Nancy Brown Tomlin - Thank you!
Payette Lake Inn- Shared by Nancy Brown Tomlin - Thank you!
Payette Lake Winter- Shared by Nancy Brown Tomlin - Thank you!
McCall Aerials, early 1940's - Shared by Nancy Brown Tomlin - Thank you!
McCall Freighting
McCall & Payette Lake, circa 19-teens

High Valley Collection

Carlsons High Valley Stage Stop, 1911
High Valley students, abt. 1910
High Valley, Jim McConnel plowing

Other Locations

Long Valley Ambush road marker
Rainbow Bridge, Highway 55, north of Smith's Ferry, circa 1940's

Off-site

Mountain West Digital Library
Idaho State Historical Society Digital Collections
"Gess Who To" postcard collection

(your historic and family history photos here - contact me, Sharon McConnel,)

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