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...

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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...

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