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Last updated 5/17/2017 at Noon

The exact location of this photo of Dawson & Taylor woodworkers continues to stump Tim Raetzloff, as it could have been taken in Washington or Massachusetts.

Because of my connection to Alpine, Washington, ghost town people sometimes use me as a resource for old photos and documents.

Out of a batch sent to me a couple of years ago, I was able to identify some locations, but one eluded me. I finally posted it on the “Alpine, WA” Facebook page to ask for help.

Theresa Anderson succeeded in finding a business of the same name and occupation in Waltham, Massachusetts. We aren't certain that the Massachusetts business is the one in the photo, but it could be. There are some inconsistencies in the information.

But a connection to New Englan...

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