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Ohop Mutual Light Co. (ca. 1960s)

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Center left Ogie Enwall, Center right Matt Kjelstad

Center left Ogie Enwall, Center right Matt Kjelstad

Ohop Mutual Light Company has been a part of the community for decades. “It was organized in the fall of 1920. Andrew Anderson was the prime mover in the organization and served as president continuously for more than twenty years.” (per History of Southeastern Pierce County)  At the time of the this picture, Ohop Mutual purchased its power from the City of Tacoma at its La Grande plant.

Here’s a shot two farmers in front of the Tacoma transformers. Center left is dairy man Ogie Enwall and center right is Matt Kjelstad. Matt was involved from the very beginning, before there was even electricity in the area.

If anyone knows who the other two men are, please speak up.

Photo courtesy of the Taylor family.

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