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History of New Rockford: Feb. 26, 2024

On Sept. 21, 1906, S.O. Lee came in from his farm southeast of town; he had finished threshing his wheat (17 bushels per acre; #1 Northern) and oats (50 bushels per acre; 44 lbs. per bushel). C.E. Blackwell, the manager of the Gull River Lumber Company’s yards, inspected the local yard managed by Ray Erwin and found it in fine shape.

On Sept. 22, the “Gander,” a large hunting wagon, made its initi...