Ar 130829554
Ar 130829554

Aug. 27, 2013

100 years ago: “Recent discoveries contiguous to the Needle Mountain Mining District on the Pine River about four miles from Cave Basin are attracting prospectors from all directions. This section...

Aug. 26, 2013

100 years ago: “Herbert Taylor, the well-known supervisor of bridges and buildings on this division of the Rio Grande, came in last night to see what was needed in this end of the earth.” 75 years...

Aug. 24, 2013

100 years ago: “Mr. and Mrs. F.R. Graham returned from an extended tour through the East and Canada. Their trip covered a period of about four months, and they took in everything from a Synagogue...

Aug. 24, 2013

100 years ago: A classified wanted advertisement read: “Wanted – information as to death of Leonard E. Johnson, miner, who died in this vicinity about May or June 1887. Any person knowing about...

Aug. 23, 2013

100 years ago: An advertisement for Durango Motor Co. read: “Before you invest your money in an automobile investigate the 1914 Chalmers ‘Thirty-six’ at $1,775 F.O.B. Detroit. You will not find any...

Aug. 22, 2013

100 years ago: “Charley Ayers laid in a bunch of supplies and took them up to the Needleton mining district, where we understand he has a bunch of very promising claims. He intends to do his annual...

Aug. 21, 2013

100 years ago: “Irene Folk of Elco is among the 26 or more who are taking examinations as teachers. Now if it was an examination for millinery there would be a much smaller attendance. P.S. This is...

Ar 130829996
Ar 130829996

Aug. 20, 2013

100 years ago: “Although but very little moisture fell in Durango proper, incoming ranchers reported that there was quite a heavy rain on the Florida Mesa during the day. The rain did a whole lot...

Aug. 19, 2013

100 years ago: “H.S. Harden, the well-known representative of the International Silverware Co., was interviewing his trade in the city. Harden is one of the highest paid traveling representatives...

Aug. 17, 2013

100 years ago: “The Pine River at La Boca is reported to be so low that fish, especially suckers, are dying for lack of water, wallowing in mud holes and that there is a stench from the dead ones.”...

Aug. 17, 2013

100 years ago: “Prof. Geo. F. Snyder of the Fort Lewis school, who had been visiting the Allison section on school matters, left for the Fort Lewis school this morning.” 75 years ago: “In the...

Aug. 16, 2013

100 years ago: “The Young Ladies Sewing Club held a moonlight picnic at Brookside and enjoyed themselves immensely. Miss Mae Spergo of Mancos was a guest of the party.” 75 years ago: “Miss Nancy...