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A new home(site) on the range

Apr 27, 2018 By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer

Charlie Griffin has lived in the same house his whole life.

That house was built along the Little Wind River right outside of Riverton in 1914, and ...


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The 104-year-old house of Charlie and Linda Griffin was moved down Highway 789 on Friday morning. The move necessitated closing the road for more than two hours. 	Photo by Dan Bendtsen

The 104-year-old house of Charlie and Linda Griffin was moved down Highway 789 on Friday morning. The move necessitated closing the road for more than two hours. Photo by Dan Bendtsen


The 104-year-old house of Charlie and Linda Griffin was moved down Highway 789 on Friday morning. The move necessitated closing the road for more than two hours. 	Photo by Dan Bendtsen

The 104-year-old house of Charlie and Linda Griffin was moved down Highway 789 on Friday morning. The move necessitated closing the road for more than two hours. Photo by Dan Bendtsen

Crews from Maz's House & Mobile Home Movers spent close to an hour digging out the wheels of both the truck and trailer that got stuck in the dirt while moving the house to its new site. Photo by Dan Bendtsen

Crews from Maz's House & Mobile Home Movers spent close to an hour digging out the wheels of both the truck and trailer that got stuck in the dirt while moving the house to its new site. Photo by Dan Bendtsen


Crews from Maz's House & Mobile Home Movers spent close to an hour digging out the wheels of both the truck and trailer that got stuck in the dirt while moving the house to its new site. Photo by Dan Bendtsen

Crews from Maz's House & Mobile Home Movers spent close to an hour digging out the wheels of both the truck and trailer that got stuck in the dirt while moving the house to its new site. Photo by Dan Bendtsen

Charlie Griffin and Jack Schmidt watched as movers worked the house onto a new driveway.

Charlie Griffin and Jack Schmidt watched as movers worked the house onto a new driveway.


Charlie Griffin and Jack Schmidt watched as movers worked the house onto a new driveway.

Charlie Griffin and Jack Schmidt watched as movers worked the house onto a new driveway.

At its old location, the Griffins' house was again threatened by flooding last summer during June runoff. Photo by Dan Bendtsen

At its old location, the Griffins' house was again threatened by flooding last summer during June runoff. Photo by Dan Bendtsen


At its old location, the Griffins' house was again threatened by flooding last summer during June runoff. Photo by Dan Bendtsen

At its old location, the Griffins' house was again threatened by flooding last summer during June runoff. Photo by Dan Bendtsen

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