Mr. Brady started out in Garlock and is listed in the 1902 business directory as a blacksmith in Johannesburg. By 1904 he was in partner ship with the Houser Bros. in Randsburg in the Blacksmithing business. 2
S. F. LIDY
Mr. Lidy pursued his occupation as blacksmith in Johannesburg from 1900 until October of 1905 when he sold out and left for Portland Oregon. 3
Mr. Carricart was listed in the 1908 business directory as a blacksmith in Johannesburg. Recent correspondence with John Carricart’s grandson reveals that John was in business as a blacksmith in Johannesburg in 1905. He also resided at Junction Ranch on the Naval Air Weapons Station at China Lake, where he is accredited with the discovery of Little Petroglyph Canyon. Carricutt Lake on the Navy base is named after him.