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Off from the left of the store, there  were two large two story barns where grain , hay , cotton , etc. were stored..  One contained stables for the horses and mule and a shed for cows.   76 more words

3-Wilhelmina (Bee) Garris King 1918-2007

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We used to  belong to a ” Beef Club”. the members would take turns and on his Saturday, a farmer would butcher a cow , cut it up into pieces and  deliver it to all the other members of the club. 163 more words

3-Wilhelmina (Bee) Garris King 1918-2007

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Daddy used to plant what was called Indian  Corn, but we would call it pop corn  today.  It made small ears and the kennels were red and different colors.   21 more words

3-Wilhelmina (Bee) Garris King 1918-2007

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Daddy used to have six to eight bee hives on the other side of the grape harbor.  The hives were made from wood and looked like a slender wooden box.   346 more words

3-Wilhelmina (Bee) Garris King 1918-2007

A GREAT FIND AT A UNION PACIFIC HISTORICAL SOCIETY SWAP MEET

It is with great anticipation and the hope of a “great find”, that I enter the room where the UNION PACIFIC HISTORICAL SOCIETY’s annual swap meet is being held. 163 more words

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Song

(Editor’s note: Bee / Momma / Grandma mentions this song in her boiled peanuts story, and above is a version featuring Burl Ives and Johnny Cash. 224 more words

3-Wilhelmina (Bee) Garris King 1918-2007

THE UNION PACIFIC "JUICE JACK" IS ALIVE AND WELL AT THE ORANGE EMPIRE RAILROAD MUSEUM

I have used the term “juice jack” as a reference to electric locomotives for as long as I can recall ( a period time becoming perilously short), but I had no idea of the roots of the term. 162 more words

STANDARD GAUGE RAILROADS