Photograph by Deby Fredericks
"The Dragon's Teeth"
Not far from where I live, there's a geographic feature known as the Dragon's Teeth. This is a series of stone markers erected during the late 1930s.
This was the era of the Civilian Conservation Corps, an employment program during the Great Depression. At the time, a gentleman named R. L. Rutter lived on an isolated property to the north of Spokane. The access road was little better than a wagon trail. It was so narrow that if two vehicles met each other, one would have to back up and let the other get through.
The crafty land holder devised a plan to improve the situation...
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