Ar 130839920
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...

Aug. 28, 2013

100 years ago: “Durango is dividing up between the Mountain Rundalet gold, silver, copper strikes on the Upper Pine River about four miles south of Cave Basin, and the ‘sheep herders’ find on Lime...

Ar 130829554
Ar 130829554

Aug. 27, 2013

100 years ago: “Recent discoveries contiguous to the Needle Mountain Mining District on the Pine River about four miles from Cave Basin are attracting prospectors from all directions. This section...

Aug. 26, 2013

100 years ago: “Herbert Taylor, the well-known supervisor of bridges and buildings on this division of the Rio Grande, came in last night to see what was needed in this end of the earth.” 75 years...

Aug. 24, 2013

100 years ago: “Mr. and Mrs. F.R. Graham returned from an extended tour through the East and Canada. Their trip covered a period of about four months, and they took in everything from a Synagogue...

Aug. 24, 2013

100 years ago: A classified wanted advertisement read: “Wanted – information as to death of Leonard E. Johnson, miner, who died in this vicinity about May or June 1887. Any person knowing about...

Aug. 23, 2013

100 years ago: An advertisement for Durango Motor Co. read: “Before you invest your money in an automobile investigate the 1914 Chalmers ‘Thirty-six’ at $1,775 F.O.B. Detroit. You will not find any...

Aug. 22, 2013

100 years ago: “Charley Ayers laid in a bunch of supplies and took them up to the Needleton mining district, where we understand he has a bunch of very promising claims. He intends to do his annual...

Aug. 21, 2013

100 years ago: “Irene Folk of Elco is among the 26 or more who are taking examinations as teachers. Now if it was an examination for millinery there would be a much smaller attendance. P.S. This is...

Ar 130829996
Ar 130829996

Aug. 20, 2013

100 years ago: “Although but very little moisture fell in Durango proper, incoming ranchers reported that there was quite a heavy rain on the Florida Mesa during the day. The rain did a whole lot...

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