Remembering Operation Haylift

Remembering Operation Haylift

There are 2 comments on the Nevada Appeal story from Feb 4, 2007, titled Remembering Operation Haylift. In it, Nevada Appeal reports that:

The winter of 1948-1949 was one of the harshest in Northern Nevada history, and many local residents still remember the extraordinary "Operation Haylift" undertaken to ensure the survival of cattle, sheep and ...

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Roberta Gardner

Glendale, AZ

#1 Feb 6, 2007
Being of a young age, we were very excited to be able to ski on the snowdrifts in town.
In the midst of the haylift confusion, my little brother,charles, experienced a medical crisis, requiring him being flown to San Francisco for treatment.
The storms were so severe that upon his return with our parents (Bob and Leona), the plane had to land in Fallon where the Ambulance service met them.
We were renting from Doris Dangburg, and with my folks in San Francisco and me lodging with the Stodeicks, there was no-one to keep the home fires burning. Subsequently, the pipes burst.
It was not a good year for the Gardners.
maelstrom

Ryderwood, WA

#2 Apr 22, 2008
That must have been a rough one.

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