Whitman County Gazette - Serving Whitman County since 1877

Good Old Days


June 28, 2018

125 years ago

The Commoner, June 23, 1893

The distance between Colfax and Pullman was covered on bicycles Wednesday morning at a rate not very much slower than the average time made by the mixed train on the Moscow branch railroad. At 4-o'clock in the morning, D.W. Waske, Fred Waite and Eugene King started their wheels from this city to Pullman. They kept close together, but their bikes sped along with swift and steady motion, except when the descent of a hill allowed their feet to rest. The boys reached Pullman in one hour and 38 minu...

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