Aug. 3, 2013

100 years ago: “William Hard, manager of the ladies’ and misses’ shoe department at Graden’s has returned from an extended purchasing trip through the east and is now busily engaged in unpacking...

Aug. 3, 2013

100 years ago: “The main roads leading out of town are in fine shape for automobiling. Machines are being driven to Ignacio in less than a half hour and to Durango in an hour and a fraction, and a...

Aug. 2, 2013

100 years ago: “Miss Olive Fazier who had just finished teaching school at Elco, has contracted to teach the school at Sunnyside for the next term.” 75 years ago: “With only nine more days to go,...

Aug. 1, 2013

100 years ago: “Reports are being circulated of a fine new strike in the La Plata district, but definite particulars have not as yet been obtainable.” 75 years ago: “County and district officials...

July 31, 2013

100 years ago: “C.E. Alexander, buyer and manager of the dry-goods section of the Graden Mercantile Co., left on the Eastern for an extended visit to Eastern cities, on his regular buying trip.” ...

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July 30, 2013

100 years ago: “Tom Goulding hiked for Flora Vista, forsaking the cares of his sheep camp for a short spell.” 75 years ago: “The Republicans of La Plata County met in regularly called assembly. By...

July 29, 2013

100 years ago: “‘Tony’ Boyle is or was at his Vallecito Ranch visiting with the Herefords and watching the hay harvest – we said watching.” 75 years ago: “Members of the local National Guard unit...

July 28, 2013

100 years ago: “Elmer Hatcher drove his Ford in from La Boca to transact business, returning in the evening. Those little Fords are making the D&RG timetable look like a dirty deuce.” 75 years ago:...

July 27, 2013

100 years ago: “Bob Dwyer went fishing and caught one – placed a barrel in an irrigating ditch and chased it in. Trout? No, sucker.” 75 years ago: “Road weary and sleep-jaded but still...

July 26, 2013

100 years ago: “There is quite a seance of sheep dipping in the neighborhood of Hesperus and Dr. Schumacher, federal inspector, went out there to supervise operations for the government.” 75 years...

July 25, 2013

100 years ago: “The McKinney Clothing Company, a well-known exclusive men’s clothing and gent’s furnishing establishment of this city, purchased the entire stock and fixtures of the Golden Rule...

July 24, 2013

100 years ago: “W.A. Perry returned to his New Mexico ranch. He says the peaches in his section are ripening and they are of good growth, flavor and color – thinks the price will start out around...