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WWI soldiers

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Hi--

Actually the Idaho location is Kimama. It was platted as a town in the 1880s with high hopes that it would thrive as an agricultural center, but there was no irrigation water available and the sparse rainfall would support little but the native grasses and sagebrush. The post office closed in 1929. There is a book, Arid Acres, about the area. It is a railroad siding today. It is located on Idaho Highway 24 in the southeastern corner of Lincoln County. According to Laila Boone's Idaho Place Names book, "Named by officials of the OSLRR (Oregon Short Line Railroad, now the Union Pacific), reputedly an Indian word which they believed meant 'butterfly'." Best, John
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