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The World's Largest Hand-Dug Well

The World's Largest Hand-Dug Well Greensburg Kansas
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$14.95

  

Stock #: 680936
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
City: Greensburg
State: Kansas (KS)
County: Kiowa
Publisher: MCG
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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The well was completed in 1888, a giant excavation, 32 feet in diameter and 109 feet deep, cased with a wall of native stone to prevent caving in. The stone was hauled 12 miles from the Medicine River, over roads that were little better than cattle trails.