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Pictured left to right around a campfire at the Clifton Hollow bridge are Jim Young, Wes Johnson, Mayor Spike Hoffman, Dick Fox, Dr. R.A. Pennington, Bruce Pennington, Lyle Zastrow and Stan Hofstedt, utilities department manager. The youngster in the foreground was part of a group headed by Rex Marsh which turned out to greet the weary hikers at the end of their trek. 1963 Journal file photo

Days Gone By: 1963

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March 14, 1963: Cold feet, aching limbs end result for hikers: A weary group of eight was the remainder of a party of ten who began an eight-mile hike down the Kinnickinnic river to check out the possibility of building another dam to generate more power for the city. Jim Young, Wes Johnson, Mayor Spike Hoffman, Dick Fox, Dr. R.A. Pennington, Bruce Pennington, Lyle Zastrow and Stan Hofstedt, utilities department manager, completed the journey.

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