Ar 130929492
Ar 130929492

Sept. 28, 2013

100 years ago: “The Presbyterian ladies will give a supper at the manse. The proceeds to be used for renovating the manse for the occupancy of the new pastor. Remember the date and place, and bring...

Sept. 27, 2013

100 years ago: “The Colorado-New Mexico Fair for 1913 is closed. The 14th annual fair of the southwestern portion of this state and the northwestern portion of New Mexico is over with, its exhibits...

Sept. 26, 2013

100 years ago: “‘Billy’ Barnett went over to the La Platas to resume his work of prospecting in that country. ‘Billy’ is not a diamond drill operator, but – he sure knows how to pound the other...

Sept. 25, 2013

100 years ago: “The apple crop in the lower country is not what it was last year – Fancy Jonathans are held at $1.50 the box in car-load lots and they are not so abundant – others standard...

Ar 130929778
Ar 130929778

Sept. 24, 2013

100 years ago: “The Colorado-New Mexico Fair suffered a damper, literally speaking, that did not put a damper upon the enthusiasm and ardor of the officers of the associations. Early morning (we...

Sept. 23, 2013

100 years ago: “Three hours and a half is good time from Pagosa to Durango but that is the pace the Pagosa autos are setting for Colorado-New Mexico Fair visitors. By Rio Grande you fool away the...

Sept. 21, 2013

100 years ago: “An extra freight was run up to Silverton district and returned with a fine bunch of ore for the local Smelter.” 75 years ago: “After this weekend Durango people can no longer...

Sept. 20, 2013

100 years ago: “About 100 pupils of the St. Columba’s school spent much of their time last week in beautifying the church and school grounds preparatory to Colorado-New Mexico Fair week, and the...

Sept. 19, 2013

100 years ago: “Are you ready to help entertain those who visit the Colorado-New Mexico Fair? Hospitality is the cleverest kind of advertising.” 75 years ago: “One night this week an airplane...

Sept. 18, 2013

100 years ago: “State Commissioner of Mines Thomas R. Henahen was an arrival on the Southern from a visit and inspection of the La Plata Mining District. ... That Henahen should be enthused with...

Ar 130919592
Ar 130919592

Sept. 17, 2013

100 years ago: “Otto Mears was a passenger enroute from Denver to Silverton on the Eastern train last night. Agent Brown declares that Mr. Mears does not look a day older than he did 20 years ago....

Sept. 16, 2013

100 years ago: A classified advertisement read, “Wanted – Boy to do soda fountain and janitor work; with some experience and not afraid of work. No booze or cigarettes. Good wages, permanent...