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By Teresa Simpson
Whitman County Gazette 

Wagon train crosses Adams County

 

Last updated 6/7/2022 at 6:35am

Photos by Teresa Simpson | The Journal

Gaylord Perkins, left, talks with John Marshall, center, and Clarence Garlley before leaving Malden in their 17-day wagon train.

RALSTON – After about two weeks on the trail the John Wayne Pioneer Wagons and Riders passed through Adams County last week.

During their 17-day trek across Eastern Washington, the group camped at Lind, Ralston and Revere before heading on to the final destination at Tekoa for the grand reopening of a historic trestle.

It was their 41st year riding the trail ride.

In addition to the horseback and bike riders and wagons, driver Kathy Hoy of Marysville Wash., drove a support bus on roads near the 185-mile trail to provide assistance to wagons and riders at each stop.

Hoy's Austrailian sheph...



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