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August 16, 2010 in Idaho
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Carl Ritchie, retired from the Forest Service, stands in front of the Pulaski Tunnel that he located during research of the great fires of 1910 and forest ranger Ed Pulaski.

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After the Great Fire of 1910 and the story of the heroism of Ranager Ed Pulaski, the tunnel he put his crew into to save them from burning was rediscovered and protected. photo courtesy of US Forest Service

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A U.S. Forest Service memorial plaque stands at the famous Pulaski Tunnel outside Wallace, Idaho. The Forest Service refused to fund a granite memorial that Pulaski designed for the fallen firefighters during the ranger’s lifetime. Wallace residents raised money to place it for the centennial of the 1910 fire.

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Heavy underbrush frames the entrance to the famous Pulaski Tunnel in July 2010.