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Sheep Problems

 

December 19, 2018

Back in the 1890's there was big business in sheep in this area. I found a story that goes to show just how strange this could get. The Seldomridge and Pebbles Company, of Colorado Springs had sheep to sell, and had advertised in newspapers as far as Omaha. A prospective buyer contacted Mr. Seldomridge, a prominent Colorado Springs businessman. Now I'm not sure where all of the sheep were located, but some were in Black Forest. This man by the name of Wilson, in Nebraska, wanted 2,000 sheep. Oh, and Pebbles, he was from Fountain!

At the time, most of their sheep had already been sold, but P...



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