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Three Island State Park

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/06/24Jun19-Three-Island-State-Park.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)The Oregon Trail had plenty of  dangers for the many emigrants who traversed its path…but here in southern Idaho lied…

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Sheep with a Right of Way

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/10/08Oct18-Ketchum-Sheep-Festival-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.1MB)Today the number of snow skiers to this valley outnumbers the sheep that graze the summer mountainsides.  However, the sheep…

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Silver Ran Out and Sheep Moved In

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/09/05Oct18-Ketchum-Sheep-Festival-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)When the silver ran out, the sheep moved in…thousands of them in fact.  This place became one of the largest…

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Arco, Idaho’s Claim to Fame

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2016/04/27Jul16-EBR-Atomic-Energy-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It was an attention getter.  A statement that showed the world the United States was serious about using nuclear energy…

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The Town that Made History – And Didn’t Know It

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2016/04/26Jul16-EBR-Atomic-Energy-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Arco, Idaho is a town that made history, but no one knew it when it happened.  Yet what happened here…

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After the Manhattan Project

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2016/04/25Jul16-EBR-Atomic-Energy-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)The Manhattan Project helped produce the first atomic weapons used at the end of World War II.  But when the…

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Sun Valley Ski Resort

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/01/Sun-Valley-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 1.9MB)The Union Pacific Railroad had the perfect new resort to sell to its passengers. The only problem was convincing them…

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Technology at a Ski Resort

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/01/Sun-Valley-Resort-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 955.1KB)When you need new technology at a ski resort you of course look to someone in the railroad industry to…

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Looking for a Resort Location

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/01/Sun-Valley-Resort-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:03 — 959.2KB)This town got it’s start because a railroad was looking for a new destination to transport passengers. What resulted is…

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From Silver Mines to Fields of Sheep

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/10/Ketchum-Sheep1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:01 — 1.9MB)(Ketchum, Idaho) When the silver ran out, the sheep moved in; thousands of them, in fact! This place became one…

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The Ketchum, Idaho Sheep Festival

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/10/Kethum-Sheep-Festival.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:03 — 1.9MB)Today the number of snow skiers to this valley outnumbers the sheep that graze the summer mountainsides. However, the sheep…

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