The Goldendale Sentinel - Headlines & History since 1879

By Richard Lefever
Klickitat County Historical Society 

Looking Back


July 25, 1891 - 129 Years Ago

On Sunday morning a party of 22 persons from Trout Lake, writer included, hooked on to their “grub” baskets, mounted their carriages, and started for a general good time at the Ice Caves. As the carriage in which the writer was a passenger happened to be an oxen wagon, attached to which were two yoke of oxen, something less than a 2:40 gait was maintained; but nevertheless we got there in time for dinner, which after being served, we grasped out torches and started in to explore the caves. The Ice Cave did not amount to much, nearly all of the ice having been broken down and hauled away. Several other caves were visited, some of which proved to be quite...

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