Digging for Water and Building a Well House


There were four attempts made to find water on our new property in the summer of 1980. It should be noted that each attempt was a separate fee. This was the first attempt. If you look closely, you can see my dad (22) and I (3) standing near the rear of the truck. This style of well digging truck doesn’t really dig as much as it pounds the dill into the ground. Continue reading “Digging for Water and Building a Well House”


Ponds, Pools, and Tornadoes in the Summer of 1980


Remember all that bulldozing from the previous post? Well, here’s what it looked like after the dozing, but before the rain. Those posts my dad (22) and I (3) are leaning on would eventually support a deck that was great for fishing. Continue reading “Ponds, Pools, and Tornadoes in the Summer of 1980”