Nov. 1, 2013

100 years ago: “Roadmaster J. H. Tait expects to leave – if he can find all of his collar buttons, shirt studs, etc. on a 60 day trip that will take him as far east as Elmira, N.Y. Now, that is...

Oct. 31, 2013

100 years ago: An advertisement for The Crystal Barber Shop read, “Modern in service, thorough in sterilizing and cleanliness. All barbers, no boiler makers in the bunch. Full line of tonics,...

Oct. 30, 2013

100 years ago: “Mr. Armstrong of Bayfield was in with a big load of chicken wheat. He sold out to Milton of Animas City, who is the chief egg grower in the valley.” 75 years ago: “The Fort Lewis...

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Ar 131029440

Oct. 29, 2013

100 years ago: “Bernard Brower, the North Durango mailman returned with his family after a six month’s absence, most of which Mr. Brower spent in Holland with brief stops in Michigan going and...

Oct. 28, 2013

100 years ago: “L.A. Harrison, the blacksmith at the May Day mine, came down from Trimble Springs, having been relieved of considerable of his rheumatic pains.” 75 years ago: “John R. Coen will...

Oct. 26, 2013

100 years ago: “There is something in the air at this time of the year that has a very drying effect on the nostrils and air passages of the head and throat. A cough and cold frequently follows...

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Ar 131029561

Oct. 26, 2013

100 years ago: “Hatcher Brothers are scheduled to ship 25 cars of sheep from La Boca. U.S. Sheep Inspector Dr. Schumacher could scarcely be designated as a gentleman of leisure these days.” 75...

Oct. 25, 2013

100 years ago: “For probably the first time in the history of the county every teacher holding a certificate is employed. In order to fill the vacancy on Red Mesa it was necessary for the...

Oct. 24, 2013

100 years ago: “Carpenters are busy putting in the counters and shelves in the Aspaas Store building and others are doing the inside finishing upstairs. The building will cost $10,000 before it is...

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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Ar 131029881

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...

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