Gem County,  ID GenWeb project


Gem Co. map
Reading & References
Sharon McConnel,
Gem County Coordinator

Thunder Mountain News, April 22, 1905 - Ola, Thunder City, Vanwyck Stage, Charles and Laurence Sults, Proprietors

When Col. Dewey bought the Caswells' Thunder Mountain claims (east present-day Valley Co.) in late 1900, the rush was on - much of it through present-day Gem County. Ad from "Thunder Mountain News," April 22, 1905, courtesy of Steven Harshfield.

Ola, Thunder City, Vanwyck Stage

Thunder City was about six miles west of present-day Cascade and Vanwyck was about three miles southwest of Cascade.




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