The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

Creating Fiction From History: 12/28/2022

 

December 28, 2022

Photo courtesy JEFFERSON VALLEY MUSEUM

Joseph and Mary Smith never planned to settle down in the wild, wild west, much less raise a family there. However, as life is what happens between our plans, Joseph's new job required him to travel to Pueblo, Colorado from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania where their oldest son had been born.

Joseph had labored for years in the steel mills of Northern Pennsylvania, but had recently been called out to expand his vision West of the Mississippi, to work in the administration of the fairly new workings in Pueblo called Colorado Fuel & Iron, or CF&I. It was here that little Magdalena's story began....



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