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By Teresa Simpson
Whitman County Gazette 

Good Ol' Days

Series: Good Old Days | Story 28

25 Years Ago

From the Colfax Gazette, Friday, April 8, 1898


Colfax Route is the Popular Way to the Gold Fields.

The boom for the Colfax route to the Klondike has been taken up where the hullabaloo for the Psoaken cinder path was dropped. The Spokane cinder path was dropped. The Spokane route stood the test while winter lasted, but the Colfax trail is remembered when people start in the spring.

With a pack train of 25 cayuses and half a dozen saddle horses G. W. Cole, a white haired pionner from near Pendleton, left this city with two helpers Monday morning. The party ha...

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