Remember When for the week of 8/18/2010

Keri Taborski
Feather River Historian

80 YEARS AGO.....1930
    Arrangements have been perfected between the Indian Valley Railroad Company and the United States Postal Service whereby the railroad company will transport mail between Paxton and Crescent Mills for all Indian Valley points.
    Items from the annual report of the Plumas County Free Library submitted to the Plumas County Board of Supervisors this week gives the number of registered borrowers in Plumas County as 4756 and the number of volumes in the Plumas County Library system as 39,230.

50 YEARS AGO.....1960
    Miss Linda Bennett of Salt Lake City, Utah, recently crowned Miss Universe, was a special guest of last weeks Plumas County Fair Friday. Arriving by private airplane, her parents are part-time residents of Plumas County, owning mining concerns in Genesee.
     The Plumas County Fair 4-H auction livestock sale champion steer was a 967 pound angus owned and raised by Pam Neer of Taylorsville. The animal was purchased by Charles Mapes of the Mapes Hotel in Reno for 55 cents per pound.

30 YEARS AGO.....1980

    Riding atop his horse Comanche, Ernest G. Leonhardt of Quincy led this years annual Plumas County Fair parade as grand marshall.. He was selected for his many civic contributions and business involvement throughout Plumas County.
    The newly built "Mini Meadows" minature golf course and driving range in Graeagle opened Friday night.

10 YEARS AGO....2000
    The Plumas County Fair 4-H livestock auction held at the fairgrounds last Sunday set an all- time record with 146 buyers spending $248,887.


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