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Remember When for the week of 5/9/2012

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

75 YEARS AGO.......1937

The Quincy Fire Department was called to Keddie when fire broke out Tuesday evening on the roof of the Keddie Hotel. Damage accounts for about $1,000. Manager of the resort, Mr. Rihm says he appreciates the efforts of the QFD and plans to deliver members a free dinner to the firehouse soon after repairs are made.

An overflow crowd was present at the grand opening of the Beckwith Hotel Saturday night under the new management of Victor Colombo. The Wright Sisters of Reno were featured in the floor show.

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Remember When for the week of 5/2/2012

Keri Taborski
Feather River Historian

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

High water this year will make fishing on opening day poor this year, local anglers believe.

A rotary snowplow, assigned to clear the Bucks Ranch Road of snow from Tollgate to the summit arrived in Quincy yesterday, transferred temporarily from Susanville. It will operate 6 hours per day, using two crews of men for approximately ten days until the road is cleared.

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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.

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Remember When for the week of 4/18/2012

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

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

Greenville's new community hall will be dedicated Saturday night with a dance. The last of the flooring of the 50 X 75 foot auditorium was laid last Sunday and was sanded and totally finished this week. The hall was bult as a federal WPA project (Works Progress Administration) and was sponsored by the Plumas County Board of Supervisors. In addition to the hall, the building houses the fire department, the justice court and a kitchen with living quarters for firemen on the second floor.

One hundred delegates are expected at the annual district conference of the 13th district of the PTA at Quincy Saturday representing Plumas, Sierra, Butte and Tehama Counties.

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Remember When for the week of 4/11/2012

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

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

Thirty automobiles arrived in Taylorsville from Walkermine Sunday over the Genesee Valley Road, which was opened for travel for the first time this year. The 1,000 residents of the big copper mine had been marooned since December 26 of last year, their only outlet being by aerial ore tram over Grizzly Mountain to Spring Garden.

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