Sept. 20, 2017

100 years ago: The A.B. Patterson herd of milk cows was sold at a public auction on Reservoir Hill. 75 years ago: The eighth annual San Juan Basin Seed Show and Fair was held at the fairgrounds...

Sept. 19, 2017

100 years ago: It was announced that the Colorado-New Mexico Fair was going to be “the best fair ever held in the Southwest.” 75 years ago: A meeting in the Elks ballroom to discuss the...

Sept. 16, 2017

100 years ago: Durango Planing Mill and Lumber Co. advertised “big loads” of kindling at $1. 75 years ago: District Attorney James M. Noland paid for goods with a counterfeit bill to teach...

Sept. 15, 2017

100 years ago: Hank Willis, “the obliging conductor on the Eastern,” was pulling out from “a small burg down the line” when he saw a woman “running as fast as she could toward the train.” Hank...

Sept. 14, 2017

100 years ago: Burt Griffiths and Oren Frary returned from Denver “via the auto route” with goods purchased, including “the finest barber equipment ever seen in the West.” 75 years ago: An...

Sept. 13, 2017

100 years ago: The trial of John E. Graves on a charge of first-degree murder, as the result of the killing of Matt A. Pheney in Durango, was set for Nov. 26 in district court. 75 years ago: San...

Sept. 12, 2017

100 years ago: The Rev. McClements, Episcopal rector at Farmington, arrived in Durango after “an extensive vacation trip through the wonders of the Grand Canyon of the Colorado, and to the various...

Sept. 11, 2017

100 years ago: Billy Shea “motored down” from Trimble Springs to transact business affairs. 75 years ago: A meeting was held at the district courtroom for project leaders and others interested...

Sept. 10, 2017

100 years ago: J.M. Martin, road overseer of the Florida, was in Durango on business matters. 75 years ago: Thomas Cummins, formerly of Durango, was appointed assistant road foreman of equipment...

Sept. 9, 2017

100 years ago: E.L. Mead was among the supply buyers from the Animas Valley. 75 years ago: The local draft board began sending notices for physical examinations to married men without children. ...

Sept. 8, 2017

100 years ago: Thirty cars of stock “went cast,” coming in from the Southern. 75 years ago: A special drive for “useless machinery, rubber, rags and other metals necessary to keep war plants...

Sept. 7, 2017

100 years ago: Mrs. E. F. Ellis arrived in Durango from Marvel to shop on Main Avenue. 75 years ago: The names of three Colorado men, including one from Durango, were displayed in a list of 435...