Around Baker City with George

Here's one I took when I was a kid about 1947.  It's the lone pine tree that looked down on Baker before a fire took it down a number of years ago.
Baker at reservoir hill. A man who worked for California Pacific Utilities and lived on Spring Garden St. 1st house on the right. He built this star and ran a power line from his house to the star and lit the bulbs which I believe were blue at Christmas time.
Fourth of July parade way back - probably late 40's.  Corner building where the bank presently is located on Main across from Geiser Grand
Fourth of July parade about 1948.  Walt Gildersleeve on Big Red.  I was taking it of him and 
got a few other folks in the photo (Walt is George's father)
This was flood of 1965.  Byron Henry made a heroic rescue of a young boy who was swept down the Powder River past this point where Byron went in after him to save his life, 1965
Delbert Gildersleeve was my uncle.  Here he is as a young guy at the Gildersleeve ranch out of Washtucna, Washington early probably about 1922 here.  He bought the ranch on Wingville Road, Baker County, which has or had the classic barn often called the Gildersleeve barn.

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