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Remember When for the week of 8/16/2013

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian
 

75 YEARS AGO..........1938

    A temporary bridge across the Middle Fork at Camp Layman has been completed by the United States Forest Service. The temporary span will facilitate traffic until a permanent bridge, including steel girders, is built to replace the bridge that washed out in the December flood.

50 YEARS AGO..........1963

    The theme for this year’s 111th annual Plumas County Fair is “Better Living in the Feather River”. No admission will be charged at the fair that will open for a five-day run.

25 YEARS AGO..........1988

    Tara Crawford of Quincy was crowned Sweetheart of the Mountains at the Plumas County Fair. Kiersten Leal and Julie Williams, both of Quincy, were named first and second runners up, respectively.

    A fire in the morning of Aug. 12 caused $200,000 damage to Me & Ed’s Market in Greenville after a trash barrel malfunctioned.

10 YEARS AGO..........2003

    The theme of this year’s Plumas County Fair which opens for a five-day run is “Remember When.”

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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