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Remember When for the week of 8/29/2012

Keri Taborski
Feather Plishing Historian

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

Maintenance of the old Bucks Ranch Road between Oroville and Quincy was relinquished to Plumas County this week by the State Division of Highways. It had been made during construction of the Feather River Highway by the state, being officially classified as a detour route.

Effect of the newly opened Feather River Highway on traffic between Reno and Quincy is pronounced and increased, with volume going from ten vehicles per hour to 60 vehicles per hour.

 

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Remember When for the week of 8/22/2012

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

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

Fire of undetermined origin destroyed the large barn on the Hosselkus Ranch in Genesee Saturday night. It is thought that one of the wires short circuited and caused an explosion. Uninsured, the barn stored two trucks, a hay rack, mower and two cars owned by Frank and John Hosselkus.

Funeral services were held in Oroville yesterday for Myron L. Openshaw, Plumas rancher and business owner, who was killed when his horse fell backward killing him at his Crescent Mills ranch Sunday. Mr. Openshaw was a partner with his brother Smith Openshaw and C.T. Bedell in the Plumas Meat Market in Quincy.

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Remember When for the week of 8/15/2012

Keri Ttaborski
Feather Publishing Historian

 

75 YEARS AGO.......1937

Chief Winnemucca, the last chief of the Paiute Indian tribe along with California Governor Merriman, officially opened the $8,150,000 Feather River Highway to traffic Saturday morning at Grizzly Dome where some 1,000 motorists traveled the highway later that day.

 

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Remember When for the week of 8/8/2012

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

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

The largest newspaper in the history of Plumas County — 44 pages and 4500 total printed copies of the Feather River Bulletin — the voice of the Feather River Wonderland, produced a Feather River Highway dedication souvenir edition and includes data and history of the completion of the major highway project.

The Diamond Match Company announces the completion and opening of its lumber yard and building supplies store serving Quincy and all of Plumas County. Located on Lawrence Street, Quincy Telephone #4.

 

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Remember When for the week of 8/1/2012

Carrie Taborski
Feather Publihsing HistorianChips_Btn

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

Next Tuesday evenings "Calling All Cars" radio program on KNX will be based on a Plumas County crime. An employee, a waiter in the railroad restaurant in Portola, was shot in a hold up robbery three years ago. The assailant was tried by three juries and sentenced to San Quentin.

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