June 2, 2013

100 years ago: Dolores – “General Superintendent W. D. Lee of the Denver & Rio Grande Southern, his wife and Roadmaster Gilliand sustained serious injuries when the railroad auto in which they were...

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June 1, 2013

100 years ago: “Weather observer Bailey’s report for the month of May shows that the highest temperature was 83 degrees noted on the 23; the lowest 28 on May 4. The mean temperature for the month...

May 31, 2013

100 years ago: “Miss Mary O’Rourke left for May Day spur where she is engaged in directing the youths of the section in their pursuit of knowledge. O’Rourke is one of the newly elected teachers who...

May 30, 2013

100 years ago: “Everyone and his sweetheart or some other fellow’s was at Trimble Springs attending the athletic program and dance given there for the benefit of the Durango band. Some 125 went up...

May 29, 2013

100 years ago: “The case of Chavez and Salager proprietors of the Santa Fe Saloon charged with having a gambling room has occupied the county court for the past two days went to jury. They brought...

May 28, 2013

100 years ago: “Commencement exercises of the Durango High School for the year 1913 were held. The hall in itself and the stage was very tastefully decorated, with the class colors and other...

May 27, 2013

100 years ago: “C. C. Perkins delivered a ton of alfalfa to the Durango Mercantile Co. Mrs. W. H. Jenkins was down from the upper valley with fresh vegetables and purchasing seed potatoes for late...

May 26, 2013

100 years ago: “Plans for the remodeling of city hall, were talked over by the Durango City Council, but no action was taken. This subject includes the rearranging of the offices, plumbing, etc.”...

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May 25, 2013

100 years ago: “The La Platas are at present a scene of healthy activity. Old Parrott City is moving right along, the pack trains being kept busy transporting ore to the cars and merchandise and...

May 23, 2013

100 years ago: “Sheriff Fassbinder was busy subpoenaing 24 jurors, the regular panel, to sit in cases to come before the county court.” 75 years ago: “Among the members of the 1938 graduating...

May 22, 2013

100 years ago: An advertisement read, “La Plata House. Hot and cold water. Steam heat. Thorough ventilation. Corner of 10th and Main streets. Mrs. Cora McLean, Prop.” 75 years ago: An advertisement...

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May 21, 2013

100 years ago: “William Graf of the upper valley delivered the first ‘Springers.’ These chickens are the first of the season and dressed a pound and a ½ each.” 75 years ago: “Although rumors have...

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