Setting down roots
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Bill Gunlock riding his John Deere tractor on his property.
Loaned Photo/Myrtle Gunlock
Setting down roots.
Despite the hardships of homesteading, Bill and Myrtle Gunlock were “tickled pink” to be the new owners of 124 acres on the Yuma Mesa.After getting word that their names had been drawn in the U.S. Bureau of Land Reclamation's homestead lottery in 1948, they made a trip fro. Read Setting down roots...