Segment Synopsis: Birth at Craigmont. Father an early doctor; his
education came from practical experience with
another doctor. Father graduated from Omaha Medical
College (1895) and came to Idaho for opportunity.
He found out that father had his teeth knocked out
over the sale of a cow, contradicting the story
Segment Synopsis: Father followed building of sawmills. Father bought
property at Onaway and set up drugstore and a place
for livestock, since he couldn't buy at Potlatch.
Mr. Lepard went to school at Potlatch and worked at
grocery business until depression. Father's showcase
and chocolate candy for kids. Father always went with
team to help people when called, regardless of what they
Segment Synopsis: Parents moved to Potlatch in 1906. Beginning of Potlatch,
WI&M Railroad was called "Washing,Ironing and Mending"
or "the stump dodger." Importance of railroad.
Day's round trip for passenger train. Engines for
passenger and freight trains.