First car in Greenhorn City, a Locomobile, ca. 1910 model.

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Record 915/2101
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Collection Dethloff, Arlene
Photographer Steward, William
Date of photo 1917, August
Description First car in Greenhorn City, a Locomobile, ca. 1910 model, owned by George W. Massamore, driver at far left, who operated a saloon and a stage service between Greenhorn City and Tipton.
Left to right in front seats: Mr. Lily, manager of Molybdnite claim and George W.
Massamore. Then left to right in back: Hazel Nokes (daughter of Bernice),
William Steward, Bernice A. (Mrs. James A.) Nokes, J. Richard “Dick” Nokes
(young son of Bernice) who later became Editor of Portland Oregonian newspaper,
Pearl (Mrs. William) Steward (daughter of Bernice). They were on the way from
Greenhorn to Tipton to catch the Sumpter Valley Railway train bound for Baker
and then on to their home in Portland. The Nokes’ visited Pearl and William
Steward in Greenhorn July – August, 1917.

Note on back of photo: Seven people in car on mountain road. Will Steward in back seat tripping camera shutter with a string. Pearl Steward is at far right. Others unknown.
Object ID 2006.5.163
Place Greenhorn area
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