This is a 5 X 7 post card of a five wood buildings. The building in the center has a covered porch with vines growing on the columns to the roof. To the right of the building is a water pump and wood scaffolding with a bell at the top. Title(s) by Carpenter, L (DIC/PMP) - using incsription.
Cottle residence, with store showing at left. Only a small part of the house shows in this photo, taken from a corner. There were eight rooms and a bathroom in the house in the beginning, with furniture selected by Frank Cottle on a trip to Chicago. At right, beside the traditional woodshed, is a bell tower supporting a large iron bell, which summoned the men to meals from the far reaches of the ranch. It could be heard for a mile. In later years, this became a school bell. (Repro. From orig.)
JPeG set to medium compression, dimension sized to 640x480, resolution set at 30 dpi, watermark set to 15 percent.
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