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By John McCallum
Cheney Free Press 

A journey of 91 years, and five blocks


Last updated 7/1/2020 at 4:48pm

John McCallum | Cheney Free Press

DB Davis crew member Chad Krause uses hydraulics at his station at the rear of the structure to help transition the depot over rough spots in the terrain.

CHENEY – The goose has landed!

DB Davis owner Dell Davis's pronouncement may not have the poetic sounds of astronaut Neil Armstrong's famous statement trumpeting mankind's first landing on the Moon, but to Cheney Depot Society member Sue Beeman, the words announcing the end of the depot's move were just as sweet.

"Whew! What a day," Beeman said in a June 18 email. "I'm doing a bit of basking in the success of the moment today!"

She and other members of the society have every reason to "bask" in that success, which began with uncertainty in spring 2014 with the announcement of the historic...

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