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...

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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...

Sept. 14, 2013

100 years ago: “Roger Frank Grubb was in for a bunch of beans and some sow-bosom from the Animas Station up the valley.” 75 years ago: “Plans for a Durango municipal band are developing rapidly....

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Ar 130919723

Sept. 14, 2013

100 years ago: “Once more, the Gold King at Gladstone has resumed its former place at the head of shippers of concentrates in San Juan County with a record of 1,050 tons for July. The reliable old...

Sept. 13, 2013

100 years ago: “The city indebtedness was reduced to the extent of $1,000 when City Treasurer Hanno paid off a funding bond in that amount. This is the second bond of $1,000 that has been paid off...

Sept. 12, 2013

100 years ago: “The Poncha Pass highway is open and from 20 to 40 autos per day pass over it. Poncha is the lowest pass available in Colorado and will make a great speedway of the entire San Luis...

Sept. 11, 2013

100 years ago: “Dan Carey, one of the heads of the well-known Kittimac Mine above Silverton, passed through this city bound for the mine on a trip of inspection. There is a great responsibility of...

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Ar 130919995

Sept. 10, 2013

100 years ago: “Supt. Roy F. Goodman was out on the Florida gazing with mournful mien at the damage done to the roads by the infernal cloudbursts, and to order necessary repairs started. A nice...

Sept. 9, 2013

100 years ago: “E.A. Hutchison, the contractor, made a trip to Ignacio to note the progress toward completion of the Werner Cottage and other jobs he is carrying on out that way.” 75 years ago: “At...

Sept. 7, 2013

100 years ago: “While gathering wild logan berries south of town, Miss Sherry Fipp came face to face with a snake. The reptile saw her first and tried to get into a prairie dog hole, but Sherry...

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Ar 130909615

Sept. 7, 2013

100 years ago: “The Trimble Springs School will commence its sessions with the Misses Bendure, McCarty and Freed as its staff of instructors. Wish we were young and lived in Trimble.” 75 years ago:...

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