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Unanticipated time capsule

Pine Bluffs gym floor conceals memorabilia for more than 40 years


A flooring company unearthed history in the form of candy wrappers and old programs While installing a new Pine Bluffs High School gym floor.

Ben Pratt, an employee of J&J Floors, was one of many who discovered memorabilia from the 60s, 70s and 80s while pulling up the old high school gym floor, believed to be installed in 1966. Pratt said he found old candy wrappers from the 60s or 70s, old programs from past basketball games, Hot Wheels and even an old set of keys to a Ford.

"It was all pretty cool," Pratt said. "We would work for a while and when we found something we would stop for a mi...

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