[PLUG-TALK] OT: 100 years ago ...

Bill Barry bill at billbarry.org
Mon Mar 14 00:16:27 PDT 2011

On Sun, Mar 13, 2011 at 8:21 PM, Keith Lofstrom <keithl at kl-ic.com> wrote:
> My grandfather Johann Sigurd Löfström came from Osterby Kommun,
> near Upsalla in Sweden.
> On March 15, 1911, he left Trondheim Norway on a steamship bound
> for Hull in Britain, continuing his journey to America through
> England, across the Atlantic, and across Canada by railroad to
> Vancouver BC, then on to Portland.  5 countries in as many weeks.
> His steamship ticket is here:  http://keithl.com/ticket1.png
> Keith

That's a long journey. Why was he going to Portland?


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