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for The Diary of Opal Whiteley
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|Opal's house is between the singing creek and her grandparent's house.
Opal lives in a very small wooden house with one room divided into two by a quilt. It is also called a lumber shanty
These little houses were moved to different logging camps using the railroad. The entire house was pulled up on railroad cars and moved to the next work camp.
|Picture: Sky view of the farm
Paragraph 1: The house on the edge of the near woods
Paragraph 3: The lumber shanty
|the house where the owner of a farm and his family lives
"The ranch house was owned by Opal's grandparents, who also owned the land."
|Paragraph 7: other ranch-houses
Picture: Northeast Sky View of Opal's Home
Picture: The ranch house
Picture: Side of the Ranch House
|The road runs in front of Opal's grandparent's house. It's real name is Mosby Creek Road.
Opal calls this place where the road goes three ways . It is the intersection of Mosby Creek Road and Layng Road.
Opal's vivid imagination sees Mosby Creek road as going two different directions. One way the road goes west towards Cottage Grove. The other way the road goes is east to her school and the blue hills. Layng Road goes north and onto the upper logging camps and the Bohemia gold mines.
|Picture: where the road goes three ways today
Picture: sky view of where the road goes three ways
Paragraph 5: The road to Sadie McKibben's house
Paragraph 6: The road to the school house
Paragraph 9: The road to the upper camps
|The singing creek flows off the mountain behind Opal's house.
Opal names this the singing creek because of the pretty sound the water makes.
The real name of the singing creek is Carolina Creek. Willow trees grew along the creek. The native Kalapooya Indians used willow trees to build their homes.
Picture: the singing creek today
Picture: Carolina Creek - the singing creek
Paragraph 4: The singing creek
Paragraph 182: Dropping grey leaves upon the water
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