The Cows of Kjelstad Farm

List of Cows from the Burwash milkhouse
List of Cows from the Burwash milkhouse

In 1889 a Norwegian named Henry Kjelstad settled in Ohop Valley. In 2014 the farm, which had stayed in the family was sold to the Nisqually Land Trust. When Steve Burwash was moving out, this list of cows hung in the milk house. A better list of cow names will never be collected.

Image courtesy of Diane Mettler and the Burwash family.

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Steve Burwash milking the cows when the barn was full
Steve Burwash milking the cows when the barn was full

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