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:...

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...

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