Baca County History

by the Plainsman Herald

Tag: wagon

  • Orville Ewing meets Former Baca Countian in Klamath Falls Oregon, 1959

    Orville Ewing meets Former Baca Countian in Klamath Falls Oregon, 1959

    There are literally thousands of Orville Ewing references in newspapers across the country between 1938 -1971, but this one caught my attention as it references a man named Frank Cotton who apparently as a boy lived in Baca, who rode around with Ewing on a mail-delivering beat when he was a youngster in Colorado.. I […]

  • Orville Ewing’s Postcards

    I don’t live in Baca County Colorado anymore, but it is the place where I grew up and still call home. It will always be home. This mini writing adventure began after I shared the picture below of my grandma holding what I now believe to be Orville Ewing’s wooden rifle in front of his […]