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Latah County Oral History Collection

Remembering Latah County and Idaho Life at the turn of the 20th century

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Date: July 10, 1973 Interviewer: Rob Moore

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1:00 - Seeing smoke from 1904 fire on Potlatch Ridge; fireproofing main street buildings.

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Segment Synopsis: Saw smoke from 1904 Kendrick fire up on Potlatch Ridge. Ordinance passed that all buildings on Main Street had to be fireproofed. Cause of fire unknown.

6:00 - Operation of brick factory; clay run down the hill in chutes

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Segment Synopsis: Operation of brick factory; clay run down the hill in chutes.

8:00 - Rebuilding the town after the fire; Stores set up in tents

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Segment Synopsis: Rebuilding the town after the fire. Stores set up in tents.

10:00 - Grain tramway into Kendrick and how it ran

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Segment Synopsis: Grain tramway into Kendrick. Weight of the sacks going down kept the cable moving.

16:00 - Cutting ice in the winter

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Segment Synopsis: Cutting ice in the winter

23:00 - Moving from Leland to Kendrick; Skating rinks in Kendrick

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Segment Synopsis: Moving from Leland to Kendrick. Skating rinks in Kendrick.

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