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:...

Sept. 6, 2013

100 years ago: “The Durango band will present to the pleasure seeking public a musical comedy ‘Pocahontas.’ They have secured the services of Mrs. J.M. Sulivan as directoress.” 75 years ago: “Local...

Sept. 5, 2013

By Sarah Silvernail Herald Staff Writer 100 years ago: “Yesterday we landed a 50-cent express package in Hesperus for 15 cents. This parcel post is a great, grand exterminator of railroad robbery...

Sept. 4, 2013

100 years ago: “John Sponsel left for his home in the Thompson’s Park country, his rig being the center of the admiring gaze of quite a few people.” 75 years ago: “A prospector who came through...

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Ar 130909894

Sept. 3, 2013

100 years ago: “Traveling engineer James W. Hopper was an arrival coming over to see that the boys don’t use too much coal or toot their whistles when they should open their throttles.” 75 years...

Sept. 1, 2013

100 years ago: “Grant Sanders is back on the job as conductor of the Southern passenger between Durango and Telluride, after a month’s rest. Forest White, who had been ‘subbing’ for him, will...

Aug. 31, 2013

100 years ago: “Mildred Smith and her brother Herold, the children of Conductor Smith of the Rio Grande, came in accompanied by Norman Dempster, a young friend, from Decatur, Ill. The young folks...

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Ar 130839920

Aug. 31, 2013

100 years ago: “T.C. Graden received a fine box of mixed fruit, parcel post, from George Alleen – the shipment lasted quick.” 75 years ago: “Excavation for the east abutment of the new highway...

Aug. 30, 2013

100 years ago: “‘Balsey’ Kern came in from his ranch – been shaking the sunflower seed off so as to insure a good yield next year. ‘Balsey’ is starting a goat ranch.” 75 years ago: “With the tang...

Aug. 29, 2013

100 years ago: “Charles E. Herr and family depart tomorrow for San Diego, Calif., where in the future they will spend their winters – we shall miss them, yet envy them.” 75 years ago: “For 13 weeks...

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