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Ar 131109507

Nov. 9, 2013

100 years ago: “By the prompt action of School Superintendent Smiley in calling the attention of City Health Officer Dr. E.E. Hobby to three cases of impetigo, contagiosa and their immediate...

Nov. 8, 2013

100 years ago: “Oswald Link emerged from Mercy hospital after quite a visit. Oswald has lost in weight and is crippled in patience, but so far is satisfied with results and thinks the operation he...

Nov. 7, 2013

100 years ago: “La Plata’s board of county commissioners wound up their session and adjourned until Nov. 15. The commissioners cleaned up all routine business such as reading bids, awarding...

Nov. 6, 2013

100 years ago: “Grain and vegetables – Are now the leading imports from the agricultural sections. The exports are confined largely to wagoning coal on the return trip. Yesterday’s in take showed a...

Ar 131109778
Ar 131109778

Nov. 5, 2013

100 years ago: “J. W. Ralston brought up a car of splendid fat hogs from the Cedar Hill country on the Farmington train, intending to take them up to Silverton for consumption there.” 75 years ago:...

Nov. 4, 2013

100 years ago: “The Denver & Rio Grande is installing electric headlights on the tea kettles that haul the Eastern in and out of Durango, so the engineers can see the tracks. It gets dark early...

Nov. 2, 2013

100 years ago: An advertisement for Strater Hotel read, “Leading hotel in Durango. All rooms are steam heated. All cleaning done by vacuum.” 75 years ago: “Many people attended and enjoyed the...

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Ar 131109911

Nov. 2, 2013

100 years ago: “Earl and Guy Akin were passengers on the southern train coming from the La Platas. They have been doing development work all summer upon their claims in that country but have...

Nov. 1, 2013

100 years ago: “Roadmaster J. H. Tait expects to leave – if he can find all of his collar buttons, shirt studs, etc. on a 60 day trip that will take him as far east as Elmira, N.Y. Now, that is...

Oct. 31, 2013

100 years ago: An advertisement for The Crystal Barber Shop read, “Modern in service, thorough in sterilizing and cleanliness. All barbers, no boiler makers in the bunch. Full line of tonics,...

Oct. 30, 2013

100 years ago: “Mr. Armstrong of Bayfield was in with a big load of chicken wheat. He sold out to Milton of Animas City, who is the chief egg grower in the valley.” 75 years ago: “The Fort Lewis...

Ar 131029440
Ar 131029440

Oct. 29, 2013

100 years ago: “Bernard Brower, the North Durango mailman returned with his family after a six month’s absence, most of which Mr. Brower spent in Holland with brief stops in Michigan going and...