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Remember When for the week of 12/22/2010

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

80 YEARS AGO.....1930

Seasons Greetings from your local elected officials: H.C. Flournoy, Plumas County assessor; Judge J.O. Moncur; E.C. Kelsey, Plumas County treasurer; M. Ella Peter, Plumas County recorder; Supervisor L.B. O'Rourke; W.T. Werner, Plumas County clerk-auditor and Supervisor B.F. Pauly.

50 YEARS AGO.....1960

Advertisement: The Lloyd McPhereson Trio appearing at the Happy Hollow Tavern in Quincy Saturday night only, formerly appearing at the Holiday Inn in Reno.

Advertisement: 1961 Rambler American 2-door sedan has room for six passengers, $1,845--Quincy Motor Sales.

30 YEARS AGO.......1980

More than 1,000 persons attended the open house grand opening of the new Plumas Bank in Quincy last Saturday. More than 300 charter accounts were opened during the open house festivities. It has been 45 years since there has been a bank in Plumas County that has been owned and operated by Plumas County citizens.

10 YEARS AGO.....2000

In a blow to holiday cheer, Sierra Pacific Industries ordered a two-week lay off last week for all three of its local mills including Quincy, Susanville and Loyalton and includes some 500 workers.

Advertisement: Grocery items featured for your Christmas dinner in this weeks grocery ads: prime rib roast $3.97 per pound, ham $1.59 per pound, turkey 99 cents per pound, yams 25 cents per pound, lettuce 50 cents a head, 15 pounds of potatoes $1.98, pint of sour cream $1.15.

 


Remember When is sponsored by "1997 New Years Flood in Plumas County"

The 1997 NEW YEARS FLOOD VIDEO IN PLUMAS COUNTY is now available on DVD. We’ve completely re-mastered from the original tapes all of the exciting footage that inspired the first video-tape. See the damage beyond the roadblocks. Featuring: The Feather River Canyon flooding, Maple Leaf Tavern, Two Rivers Hwy. 70 washout, Sloat Bridge, Dog Rock Hwy 70 washout, Indian Valley flooding, Quincy and American Valley flooding. To order your copy, send a check or money order for $20 to Kevin Mallory, PO Box 1785, Quincy, CA 95971 and include your name, phone and return address information. Or call (530) 283-0150. Includes tax and shipping.

 

 

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