Opening day at the ranch

       ABOVE: Youngsters pet the horses at Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site during the summer seasonís opening day June 2. BELOW: Cathy Baliu (holding the enclosure gate open) demonstrates sheep-herding with her border collie Dan (right). In the background is the blacksmith shop. Other opening-day activities included sheep-shearing and wool-dyeing and weaving. The city-owned, 1880s-style working ranch will be open Wednesday-Sunday through Labor Day.

Westside Pioneer photos