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To: driftless2
...like the trappers and mountain men of the old west.

More than that actually. His (our) farm was a sort of proving ground for his ideas. We had electric lights, hot and cold running water, radio & sometimes TV, refrigeration, central heat, washing machine & etc. and four season gardening too. And he believed the direction the world was headed with industrialization & urban development was troublesome. There would be a fine line between him and today's eco-nuts (more for wise use than non use, but he was all about sustainability). I don't think he would have advocated massive wind farms to power a city, rather everyone would produce their own energy using whatever resources they had, and waste nothing.

29 posted on 04/07/2013 6:23:28 AM PDT by Clinging Bitterly (I will not comply.)
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To: driftless2

That was all built from about 1950 until he was killed in 1961.


30 posted on 04/07/2013 6:26:18 AM PDT by Clinging Bitterly (I will not comply.)
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