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Gary Trueblood, owner with his wife, Sandy, of the Paul Bunyan Amusement Park, works at dismantling the miniature golf course. Labor Day was the finale for the park that the Truebloods have operated for 50 years. Pioneer Photo/Molly Miron

Dismantling of mini golf course mark landmark's close

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As summer's end approached, Gary Trueblood knew each putt on the Paul Bunyan Amusement Park miniature golf course signaled the end of an era. And every train ticket he sold brought a pang.


"It's the end - 50 years," Gary said as he worked on removing the structures on the mini golf course Friday. "We wanted to finish up like this. It was a living for us, but it was time."

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