Grand Traverse County, Michigan

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Grand Traverse County Michigan (Class B) BFRO

February 1984

In February of 1984, I was wandering around an old junkyard with my best friend and three others (one girl and two other boys). My friend and I were both 14 at the time; the ages of the other kids ranged from 11 to 13. The junkyard was in an open area that was surrounded by a house and woods to the west, a rarely used railroad to the north, another house and Riley Rd to the south, and a very dense swamp to the east. I should note that the two houses were not easily visible from the junkyard: they were about 100 yards or more away. The junkyard was closest to the railroad and the swamp. The entire surrounding area was very sparsely populated--mostly woods and swamp. The junkyard was filled with old appliances (TVs, ovens, dryers, etc.), and furniture---as well as old magazines. My friend and I happened to find an old issue of Penthouse without the others seeing us, so we decided to go off and find a secret hiding place for our discovery. We headed off towards the woods and swamp to t...

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Grand Traverse County Michigan (Class B) BFRO

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December 2012

Grand Traverse County Michigan (Class B) BFRO

Reoccurring activity on a farm near Fife Lake

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August 2011

Grand Traverse County Michigan (Class B) BFRO

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December 2009

Grand Traverse County Michigan (Class B) BFRO

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June 2005

Le Flore County Oklahoma (Class B) BFRO

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Klickitat County Washington (Class A) BFRO

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April 1991

Mono County California (Class B) BFRO

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Powell County Kentucky (Class A) BFRO

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Kittitas County Washington (Class B) BFRO

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Dale County Alabama (Class B) BFRO

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Calcasieu Parish Louisiana (Class A) BFRO

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San Juan County Colorado (Class A) BFRO

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