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Cayuse Administrative Site are the answer for Week 458 of Orofino History Trivia a special feature to celebrate the history and heritage of Clearwater Country.
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Monday: At an elevation 4,800 feet
Tuesday: The first airplane to land there was in 1932,
Wednesday: Used as a stop over site
Thursday: It also had a barn.
Friday: Was a fire guard headquarters
Saturday: An area of 77 acres
Monday: In the Clearwater National Forest
Tuesday: Area surveyed by Jack Gaffney and Louis Hartig.
Wednesday: A cabin
Thursday: North Fork of the Clearwater
Friday: Construction on the airfield started in August 1932.
Saturday: Name like a horse
Cayuse Administrative Site are at 4,800 feet on the North Fork of the Clearwater River. The area was used as a stop over site, ranger station and fire guard headquarters for the area. The 77 acres included a cabin, barn and airfield. The area was surveyed by Jack Gaffney and Louis Hartig and construction on the airfield started in August 1932. The first airplane landed there in 1932, according to Wendell Stark's book, North of the Clearwater River: The Almost Forgotten History.
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P.O. Box 2444
Orofino, ID 83544
Orofino 476 0733