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Ar 171129698

Nov. 24, 2017

100 years ago: A local news report said that “Redmen hall was almost literally jammed last evening by a mass of young folks in attendance at the Bazaar. There were never so many in the hall...

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Ar 171129774

Nov. 24, 2017

100 years ago: It was reported that the “big hotel at Lumberton” burned down the day before, and “many valuables were lost in the fire.” 75 years ago: The Mancos community received renewed hope...

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Ar 171129889

Nov. 23, 2017

100 years ago: The local fish hatchery worked to spawn eastern brook trout from Electra, Baurs and Borne’s lakes, and had high hopes for a generous hatch during spring planting. 75 years ago: ...

Ar 171129890
Ar 171129890

Nov. 22, 2017

100 years ago: Two carloads of hogs, carrying a haul of “268 porkers,” stopped in Durango briefly during their journey from Dolores to Monte Vista. 75 years ago: Gilbert Koon, son of Mr. and...

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Ar 171129995

Nov. 21, 2017

100 years ago: About 35,000 head of sheep were still scheduled to “come up over the Farmington line.” It was also added that Elmer Hatcher had 4,300 head of sheep in the local stock pens, which...

Ar 171129996
Ar 171129996

Nov. 20, 2017

100 years ago: George W. Moody purchased, from Mrs. Mary Brawner of Animas City, a one-third interest of mining claims, totaling $650, which included “The Esmerelda, Ida May, Willow Springs,...

Ar 171119544
Ar 171119544

Nov. 19, 2017

100 years ago: An Ignacio juvenile, “who swiped a $10 saddle” about a month before and was released on probation in the custody of his mother, was “in bad again.” His mother surrendered custody of...

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Ar 171119549

Nov. 17, 2017

100 years ago: It was proclaimed that “a coal miner getting 80 cents per ton and the consumer paying $6.25 for coal” was “the damnedest robbery ever perpetrated on the victims of a civilized...

Ar 171119605
Ar 171119605

Nov. 17, 2017

100 years ago: J.S. Wolverton, a night railroad depot boss, yelled, “Leave them on,” early in the morning the day before when the “hot-blooded motorman” turned off the lights in the street car. ...

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Ar 171119747

Nov. 15, 2017

100 years ago: A dance was scheduled to be held at Perins Peak Club House, and it was promised “to be well attended by Durangoites.” 75 years ago: Five young Durango women returned from Fort...

Nov. 15, 2017

100 years ago: “Bo” Dale “had on a grouch” the day before, when he wanted to ship his livestock, but “couldn’t get cars.” 75 years ago: Two Mesa Verde Park employees were given commissions in...

Nov. 14, 2017

100 years ago: The body of the late John English, a railroad employee who died a week earlier, was laid to rest by the Goodman Undertaking Co. in Greenmount Cemetery. 75 years ago: The Nadine...