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Ol' men of the trail

Out 'N The Woods Again


February 27, 2020

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Dale Terrillion

Many moons ago while cutt'n logs for Tom Hulett I ran into his brother John. He was one of those "men of the trail" I like to call'em.

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John and an older cowboy once trailed 30 head of horses from Polson to Polouse, Washington by way of Wallace, Idaho. They sold the horses and then went on to Oregon. Com'n back he was alone and came home by way of the old Lolo trail from Idaho.

Once back years ago I did a whole story on John for the Pathfinder. John had a way with honest dry humor. Sez he, "When I came back from my cowboy journey all my friends were married and so was my...

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