Past President and Event Coordinator Betty January tells the Boy Scouts
about the Wells Fargo building
Board Member Pat waves hi to Bob of the Lincoln Highway Association
The Mud Wagon shown here was better suited for the west than the Concord Stage
Here a team of 4 matched Percheron horses are pulling visitors from the parking lot to the barn
On the left board members Fran and John Thomson take a break to talk to some of the Pioneer families.
Our videographer Marilyn chats with one of our Pioneer family members. Seated Madeline joins the
conversation. Madeline was in the last graduating class of the old Clarksville School.
Mountain Man Rusty in the top hat and Coloma Fritz explain the hard life of a Mountain Man.
The Mountain Men were new this year, and were a hit. They will be back next year with more of their pals.
The little steam trains were also new this year. They had a whole layout and were lots of fun.
The two engines above are Shays for their size they were very powerful. The Shay engine was very
important to the lumber and mining industry. Looking at the models as they chugged by you could really
see how they worked. We were very happy to hear that they wanted to be at our next Clarksville event.
On the left a couple are talking to a member of the notorious Blue Canyon Gang. I would not play cards
with those guys. They have just too many aces up their sleeves. They are an ornery bunch but we have
a good sheriff to keep them in line.
Dan on the right is a frontier pharmacist but here he shows he is a fair hand with pistols as well. Dan is with
the Mormon Battalion. The battalion has been a big part of every Clarksville Day
Russ the "Old Gold Panner" is showing the Kids how to get some color. The kids get to keep the gold
they find. Russ "salts" the mine so most go home with a little vile of water with gold in it.
Mark Erpenbeck is showing off his original Navy Colt he says he wants to join the Blue Canyon Gang
Mark Coloma Blacksmith is stoking up his hearth getting ready to make another Dragonfly. Mark is lead
Blacksmith at the Marshal Gold Discovery Park in Coloma He brought his portable hearth to Clarksville
The event is over and it is time for a little R and R.
Board members and volunteers meet at the Barn for a well deserved celebration.