Pine Bluffs Post - Serving all of Eastern Laramie County since 1908

Horse and Buggy Days in Pine Bluffs


September 7, 2017

Penny Merryfield/Pine Bluffs Post

Transportation such as above was used prior to the automobile.

The following story is taken, with permission, from the book, "My footprints on the Sands of Time," which is the memoirs of C. George Karlstrum. Karlstrum, along with his wife, Ruth, operated the Carlstrum's Dry Goods store on the northeast corner of Second and main Streets in Pine Bluffs until 1957. Karlstrum's memoir was edited by his grandson, Doug Gibson, who has graciously allowed to run the following story from them.

Part one.

(I'll start with my memories of) residents of Pine Bluffs in 1904 and on:

Summer Miller, who built the house at the south end of Main Street, was cashier of t...

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