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Ar 180839944

Aug. 31, 2018

100 years ago: A miner was killed at work in Silverton. He was “tramming ore” and entered the ore bin to loosen a rock that was blocking the chute, when the ore in the bin slid down and “covered...

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Ar 180839997

Aug. 30, 2018

100 years ago: The train delivered people to Electra Lake for one of the last fishing and hunting outings before winter arrived. 75 years ago: The “library of the Fort Lewis branch of Colorado...

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Ar 180829616

Aug. 29, 2018

100 years ago: A vein was struck at the Sueno de Oro mine north of Durango, which attracted men from the area who were “engaged in drifting on it.” 75 years ago: The Colorado Game and Fish...

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Ar 180829777

Aug. 26, 2018

100 years ago: The high temperature in Durango reached 82 degrees with 13.5 hours of sunlight, while the low dropped to 41 degrees at night. 75 years ago: “The Durango Fire Department” responded...

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Ar 180829778

Aug. 25, 2018

100 years ago: Rumor had it that “when a soldier in France is seen with a girl on each arm, he’s American.” It was “the best definition of the diplomatic expression, ‘entente cordiale,’” that...

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Ar 180829834

Aug. 24, 2018

100 years ago: Nat Goodwin had “gone broke” and said he couldn’t pay his debts from “undertaking so many marriages.” 75 years ago: Marana Army Air Field in Tucson, Arizona, reported that Cpl....

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Ar 180829933

Aug. 23, 2018

100 years ago: William Silver and G.N. Alkire, who were “members of the state constabulary,” arrived in Durango to “bring in the alleged horse thieves and jail breakers” from Ignacio. 75 years...

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Ar 180829934

Aug. 22, 2018

100 years ago: The highest temperature in Durango was 79 degrees and the lowest was 51, with 13.5 hours of sunlight during the day. The sun rose at 6:29 a.m. and set at 8:01 p.m. 75 years ago: ...

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Ar 180819640

Aug. 19, 2018

100 years ago: John B. Gray was a visitor to Durango and was said to be “a good man for Graden Co.” because he “knew a hog better than the hogs’ ancestors.” 75 years ago: A lightning strike...

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Ar 180819641

Aug. 18, 2018

100 years ago: Archuleta County resident William South killed a male gray wolf with his six-shooter while riding a horse at the West and Hott ranch in Pagosa Springs. 75 years ago: Mrs. M. B....

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Ar 180819698

Aug. 17, 2018

100 years ago: “The apple crop in the lower country” was projected to fall short of the yield from the year before, with “Fancy Jonathans” to be sold for $1.50 and other varieties for less than...

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Ar 180819932

Aug. 12, 2018

100 years ago: Thomas R. Henahen was an arrival “on the Southern” after he inspected the La Plata Mining District. 75 years ago: Local agent for the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad, L.M....

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