From 'Echoing Footsteps', published 1967, Powder River County Extension Homemakers Council
By Walt Nuxoll
Theodore Toennis, father of Herman and Ben Toennis and Mrs Frank Nuxoll, bought a section for speculation when the land boom was on, from the NP railroad in 1915. Mr. Toennis never lived on this land since his home was in Cottonwood, Idaho. This land is now owned by Eugene Wood.