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Remember When for the week of January 27, 2016

100 YEARS AGO … 1916

Advertisement: For Sale~~First class custom Oregon Pine snowshoes made to order on short notice. S.P. Maxwell Shop in Crescent Street, Quincy.

With the intention of the proprietors to make the Hotel Quincy a modern hostelry, the front rooms of the inn will be enlarged by diminishing the size of the bar room and adding a welcoming lobby.

50 YEARS AGO … 1966

Wells Fargo Bank has officially announced the purchase of the property located on Main Street and Filmore Street in Quincy for the construction of a new permanent bank branch. The 16,000 square foot lot was purchased from local attorney Stanley C. Young, Jr. Wells Fargo Bank continues to currently operate in a building located two blocks away until the new building is completed.

25 YEARS AGO … 1991

The Plumas County Board of Supervisors are working with Greyhound Bus Company to re-establish transportation from Oroville to Reno. No through Plumas County route transportation has been available since March of last year when Greyhound discontinued service due to a $140,000 loss in revenue for the Feather River Canyon service

10 YEARS AGO … 2006

Headline: “Famous Plumas County Landmarks Featured in Current Publications”~~The January-February edition of California Country, a magazine produced by the California Farm Bureau, features photographs by Vinton resident Doris Goss.

The Heart K Ranch barn in Quincy has gained national exposure when a photograph of the barn by Carr Clifton has appeared in a recent issue of Coldwater Creek clothing catalog and was also featured on a Hallmark Christmas card.

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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