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Remember When for the week of 4/25/2012

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

75 YEARS AGO............1937

A photograph of Owen C. Morris, sales manager of the Quincy Lumber Company has been published in several publications throughout the Pacific Coast showing him catching a six and a half pound cutthroat trout at Big Bear Lake in the Lakes Basin Recreation Area of the Plumas National Forest on a one and a half leader. The fish was estimated as being 12 years old.

50 YEARS AGO.........1962

Plans for a new housing and commercial development on 98.6 acres of land acquired from Meadow Valley Lumber Company and situated on the opposite side of the highway from Quincy High School was announced this week. The project proposes some 10 new houses, a chain food store, a chain drug store and other commercial storefronts in the development known as Claremont Village. The tract for many years was owned by the Quincy Lumber Company where the sawmill and yards operated. It has been vacant since the Quincy Lumber Company was merged with Meadow Valley Lumber Company. The houses will be offered in the $15,000 to $20,000 price range.

25 YEARS AGO........1987

The high country snow pack is down by 50 per cent this year and it is predicted the fire danger will be very high and the lakes and streams will be very low.

James Robbins was sworn in as Twain (zip code 95984) Postmaster and will be working out of a new post office.

10 YEARS AGO..........2002

Following the terrorist attacks last September and in an attempt to make the Plumas County courthouse more secure, all Plumas County employees will wear I.D. badges.

Mike Clements, former Plumas County Fair manager has been named to head the Nevada State Fair.

Note: items included in the weekly Remember When column are taken from our bound newspaper archives and represent writing styles of that particular period. The spelling and grammar are not edited, so the copy is presented as it actually appeared in the original newspaper.

 

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