Oct. 23, 2013

100 years ago: “Josephy Johnson, a miner at the Iowa Tiger was killed while at work. He was tramming ore and the ore in the ore bin hung up. He entered the bin for the purpose of loosening the rock...

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Oct. 22, 2013

100 years ago: “T.W. Hall returned from Silverton where the firm of contractors, known as Loftus, Skidmore and Hall, of which he is a member and engaged in constructing a portion of the state...

Oct. 21, 2013

100 years ago: “Edward Taylor, congressman-at-large from Colorado, is scheduled to arrive in Durango and remain until Friday conferring with the residents of the city and section regarding the...

Oct. 19, 2013

100 years ago: “Stock inspector Sam Ethridge went over to Mancos where Puett and Dunham are to load a shipment of cattle. Their order calls for 19 cars. The next large cattle shipment is scheduled...

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Oct. 19, 2013

100 years ago: “The first new-term number of The Toltec, the monthly paper issued by the pupils of Durango High School, has made its appearance and is a distinct credit to the students and to the...

Oct. 18, 2013

100 years ago: “Two-thousand five pounds of the usual high grade butter was manufactured at the San Juan Creamery during the week. In order to meet the demand it was necessary to churn one day...

Oct. 17, 2013

100 years Ago: An advertisement for Western Colorado Power Co.: “Ten slices of crispy brown toast for only one cent of electricity. That’s El Tostovo, a glowing electric toaster stove that attaches...

Oct. 16, 2013

100 years Ago: “The Durango Motor Car Company has a Chalmers ‘6’ and a ‘36’ en route from the Detroit factory and are looking for both at an early date. The ‘6’ goes to Dr. Turrell and the ‘36’...

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Oct. 15, 2013

100 years Ago: “Albert Kern drove his mother in from her ranch. All the Kern family now have ranches and all are being cultivated in grain or grass except ‘Balsys’ – his crop is jackrabbits and...

Oct. 14, 2013

100 years Ago: “Jimmy O’Rourke betook himself up to the property of the Sueno De Oro mining company, intending to prosecute work up there all through the coming winter. He recently struck the vein...

Oct. 12, 2013

100 years Ago: “Jack Smith and John Ryan of the Strater Hotel culinary staff, to satisfy a wager on national baseball, were hitched up to the Strater’s one-passenger, two-cylinder machine and...

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Oct. 12, 2013

100 years Ago: “O.F. Boyle had on his shipping suit, and we judge that a string of Herefords will hit Kansas City soon, and the prices are always higher and the cattle taken through in good shape...