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Robert Fiander (ca. 1905)
Robert Fiander (ca. 1905)

Robert Fiander came to Pierce County in 1874 and homesteaded at Swan Lake. For the full story you can click here.

Looks like Robert came into town for something.  The three-hourse team is pretty impressive and it cant’ be stressed how important they were before the combustion engine. If your horses we’re in good shape, neither was your farm.

Photo courtesy of Terry and Sharon Van Eaton.

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