Pictorial Past | Pioneer postmaster

Madelia St. Germain served as the postmaster for a rural post office that bore her name from 1904 to 1913.
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Pictorial Past | Mansfield elevators

Newly constructed concrete grain silos in Mansfield in 1953.
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Pictorial Past | First and last locomotive

This is the Waterville Railway Company’s first and only diesel locomotive, shown in April 1947 parked inside the engine house at Waterville.
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Pictorial Past | Bridge work

Workers drive piles for Railroad Bridge No. 40, just south of Douglas, on the Mansfield Branch Line in 1908. Photo by Aaron Shimer. (Information and provided photo/Darrin Nelson)  
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Pictorial Past | Fletcher school


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Pictorial Past | First courthouse in Douglas County


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Pictoral Past | The Prange family

 
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Pictorial Past | Waterville hoops team

A Waterville basketball team in 1930.
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Pictorial Past | Early Withrow

Louise Gossom (1876-1979), left, owner of the Withrow Cash Store, appears with an unidentified woman near the corner of Douglas Street and 1st Street in Withrow in 1922. The building behind Gossom, in the background, is the Sacred Heart Catholic Church. (Information and provided photo/Darrin...
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Pictorial Past | Hauling water

Horse-drawn water wagons, such as the one in this early 1900 photo provided by the Douglas County Historical Museum, were a familiar site for pioneers in the Big Bend country.
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