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Living - May 15, 2009

Firewood, a commodity

Firewood was a profitable sideline product for farmers with fallen or excess trees, since almost every home needed stove wood for cooking and heating. Cooking was done on wood stoves before 1911, when electricity came to part of the Valley.

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