Auburn, population 400, is “Small in Size but Big in View with many sections of the community overlooking the valley.  In town there is a monument to General Roger Huntington, a civil war hero, who led union troops at the battle of Vicksburg.  Rad had a great-great grandfather, a Union Soldier who died at Vicksburg.   Returning from the war General Huntington was instrumental in developing Auburn into a prospering town.  A park is named after him. An “Oktober Fest” is taking place in the park and the local band is playing in the gazebo.  Auburn has a small passenger/freight station with the ever popular Dairy Queen across the street. The track siding contains fuel facility and O. H. Wright lumber and building supply company.