Roosevelt: From Boom Town to Mountain Lake
August 1999 by Sharon A. MurrayRoosevelt was a product of the Thunder Mountain boom, Idaho's last major gold rush.
Since this position was the least desirable due to the hard physical labor, the bucking room was used as punishment. Do you have a mediocre worker? Bad attitude? Off to the bucking room!
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