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Wolfe Ranch in moonlight

In 1898, a nagging leg injury from the Civil War prompted 69-year-old John Wesley Wolfe to leave his home in Ohio and seek a drier climate. He brought his oldes...
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In 1898, a nagging leg injury from the Civil War prompted 69-year-old John Wesley Wolfe to leave his home in Ohio and seek a drier climate. He brought his oldest son, Fred, with him out west, and the two settled a 100+-acre property along Salt Wash, just north of the sleepy little village of Moab. The property had fresh water, enough grassland to feed a few head of cattle, and plenty of peace and quiet. For nearly a decade, they lived and worked alone on the remote "Bar DX" ranch.
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terrywilsonphoto
 
terrywilsonphoto February 10, 2015
I really like the story you included.
jodiparker_5877
 
jodiparker_5877 May 10, 2015
what guts and also love the story, do they still live there ?
jodiparker_5877
 
jodiparker_5877 May 10, 2015
sorry just looked at the dates again lol,,, what is the property used for now , does someone still live in it ?
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p_eileenbaltz October 17, 2015
Beautifully captured! Congratulations on your feature.:)

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