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Elk River Bridge

Vivian Roland explains how cars and buggies forded the river at the low water mark. Ann Smith recalls her father “gravelling,” or hunting for fish with his hands and a hook. Virginia Harwell remembers the old wooden bridge and the sound of horses clopping across.

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VivianRoland.SpringStreetSandBarCrossing
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AnnSmith.GravellingElkRiver
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VirginiaHarwell.WoodenBridge
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VirginiaHarwell.BabcockBuggy
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VirginiaHarwell.HorseBuggy
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