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Thornton

A few small stores, a score of houses, and wheat warehouses were strung along the railroad tracks, forming this town.

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Witte Barn

Used for horses and cows. Horses were fed on the left-hand side of the barn and in the back. Cows were milked on the right-hand side. In the middle isle, loose hay and small baled hay were stored. The barn is currently used for storage, old lumber and miscellaneous.

Comegys Barn

On the site of the original homestead for George Comegys and still owned by descendants of the family. Comegys was a Dutch farmer and was a member of the Washington State Territorial Legislature. He was also a founder of the Comegys, Miller & Hartford Bank in Thorton & Oakesdale.