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Remember When for the week of 3/27/2015

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

 

100 YEARS AGO.....1915
The Quincy Chamber of Commerce has endorsed a petition asking that the Western Pacific Railway Company to change the name of their railroad station at Marston, where the Quincy Western Railroad connects with the Western Pacific, to that of Quincy Junction.

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Remember When for the week of 3/20/2015

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian


100 YEARS AGO.....1915
Plumas County’s neighboring city of Reno, Nevada this week celebrated its rejuvenation as the “easy divorce” mecca of the United States when a Nevada State legislative bill was signed providing only six months residency before a divorce can be granted.

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Remember When for the week of 3/13/2015

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian


100 YEARS AGO.....1915
200 tons of raw silk from China, worth four million dollars passed through Plumas County on Tuesday on Western Pacific Railroad enroute from San Francisco to New York City. The train was made up of 132 cars and was carefully guarded by 12 armed deputies of the railroad company. Silk is worth $10.00 a pound

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Remember When for the week of 3/6/2015

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian


100 YEARS AGO.....1915
A printing press has been ordered for Plumas County High School. The press will print two pages, each measuring 7 X 10 inches. It is planned to make use of this machine in getting out high school correspondence courses for those who are ready for high school but for various reasons are not able to attend school in person.

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Remember When for the week of 2/27/2015

100 YEARS AGO.....1915
A heavy rainstorm prevailed in Plumas County this week in which several inches of water fell in combination with melting mountain snow causing slides and delaying railroad traffic throughout the Feather River canyon.

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