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Looking for Help in Dating Fence

I have a small corral on the water’s edge that I believe was possibly used by fur traders on the Red River ox cart trail that runs through my property in Pillager, Minnesota. The wire is grown into a large oak and it is twisted with a straight twisted rod inserted vertically with an open hook on top. Does anyone have knowledge of dating fence wire? Mary Beutz, email: ...

Staff | Apr 30, 2021

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