This page contains memories contained in the Harvest of Memories book and from who have written in. Please send me your memories!
Carl Holt: Holt recounts details from the pioneer days in an interview in 1934.
Alvarado Brigadier General: A letter from Brig. General George Lodoen tells in part of his early life in Alvarado.
Snowplane: Lloyd Nystrom shares his memories of Axel Carlson’s snowplane.
Field of Dreams: Wayne Johnson recalls summer vacations in Alvarado.
Working on the Section: Wendell Sands explains early railroad maintenance crews.
Mattresses Made of Straw: Dorothy Edman Manz recalls her memories and family history.
Hotel Alvarado: Lloyd Nystrom remembers living in the Hotel Alvarado and the bum camps down by the river.
Beet Truck: Bob Sands recalls his dad’s new International beet truck.
Olson’s Food Market: Eugene Olson recalls his family’s store.
Hilma’s: Bonnie (Wilkenson) Kiley remembers shopping at Hilma’s.
Alvarado Postmasters: Mike Sorenson shares the list of postmasters throughout the years.
Deep Roots: Joan (Sands) Firestone remembers her time visiting family.
Starting the Tractor: George and Louis Sands had a hard time getting their tractor started.
Horse Thief: Bob Sands recalled his father’s story about a stolen horse and the pistol-packing sheriff.