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    Quote Originally Posted by bad bob View Post
    Why Mr Pete..whatever DO you mean?
    I mean the famous village of Henway - Boom Boom!
    Is that Imperial or metric weight we are talking about?
    I'd claim jet lag if I thought I'd get away with it

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    I've been to Lathrop. Other than being in a nice spot, it's not really that impressive

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flatiron View Post
    I've been to Lathrop. Other than being in a nice spot, it's not really that impressive
    Thanks Flatiron.
    It looks like "one of those" GE placemarks that are not much better than wild stabs in the dark. I get awful sick of clicking on those little GE "i" markers and finding Bigfoot has been there! (Everyone knows Bigfoot migrated to Australia)
    Not to mention the rocks people have found and the mine claims no-one is using!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gravelrash View Post
    I mean the famous village of Henway - Boom Boom!
    Is that Imperial or metric weight we are talking about?
    I'd claim jet lag if I thought I'd get away with it

    Thought about trying caratical, but I knew ya wouldn't buy that....it's actually eye guesstimates!
    I'll back up yer jet lag claim, and I'll also maintain they lost yer luggage in New Zealand!

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    Lothrop, (correct spelling, according to the post office), had a P.O. from 1900 - 1913.
    I drove thru there last summer - didn't even know it was there, - no signs, no buildings, no cabin remains, no Lothrop.

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    Lothrop was the name of a railway engineer. He was in charge of laying the line from Missoula to Mullan. A railway station was established near Petty Creek and that's how the town got his name. Soon there were homesteaders on both sides of the river. Then in 1900 the Western Lumber Company started building its sawmill. By 1902 Lothrop had 200 residents, 2 mills, stores, saloons, and a hotel. But when the big mill closed in 1910 or 11, the railway station followed in 1912. By 1915, the town was no longer listed in the county directory. The school remained open till 1918. But people have lived there right along.

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