"Long Strider" Jim Slinkerbaugh traveled this road every day in 1927 to work at the Tumble Inn. It was about a five mile walk for him, one way, bare foot, in the snow. But, Jim really needed the work and he didn't mind. He started off washing dishes in the cafe and later pumped gas at the Richfield gas station. Jim was very dependable. Then, all of a sudden, Jim quit showing up for work.
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Old Ridge Route, Los Angeles County, California 2012