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Horse-drawn sled, ca. 1920 A star route carrier on the McCall to Warren, Idaho, mail route rests on the back of his sled circa 1920. The horses wore special snow shoes. Star route carriers, who worked under contract with the Post Office Department, used any means necessary to get the mail through, including boats, sleds, snowshoes, and skis.

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Star Mail Route Carrier Frank E. Stevens poses on skis with an 80-pound pack of mail on his back in 1920. Stevens carried mail on the Rocky Bar to Atlanta, Idaho, mail route – one of the most dangerous in the country. From 1892 to 1913 seven carriers on the 16-mile route lost their lives in snowslides. The body of a carrier who died one January was not found until the following June. collection of United States Postal Service

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I am guessing my polarized lense caught the water just right and caused the purple color you see... but amazing colors

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takes my breath away everytime I get up there..winter, spring, summer or fall...it's just breath-taking!

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more rolls

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These are nature made! I call em snowrolls...almost like a cinnamon roll!!

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it was gorgeous

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Love the stump...love the shadow!

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a different set of falls

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these were awesome random throughout the way!

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    Rona Hughes

    Tami, I love this photo! So beautiful!

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    Tami Young

    Thanks Rona! These are some of my favorites! The frozen water falls!

loved the sound

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Crossin the creek

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Highland Valley Summit - beautiful day for a trip to the mountains

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