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Remember When for the week of 8/15/2014

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

75 YEARS AGO.....1939

A second blow was dealt to the Feather River Lumber Company this week. Last week, 6 million feet of dry lumber was destroyed by fire at the company’s plant at Delleker and on Monday of this week, fire broke out in the logging area on Nelson Point Road, damaging 300 acres of standing timber and 600,000 board feet of logs down and ready to haul.

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Remember When for the week of 8/8/2014

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

75 YEARS AGO.....1939

A sufficient water supply to enable the ore mill at Standart Mine in Indian Valley to operate 24 hours daily was assured this week by the completion of a supply line from Round Lake Reservoir. The pipeline will deliver up to 250 gallons of water per minute.

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Remember When for the week of 8/1/2014

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian


75 YEARS AGO.....1939

The ranchers of Sierra Valley will be well prepared if the Mormon cricket grasshopper pests invades that section again next year. A carload of bran to be mixed with a poison mixture will be used if needed next summer.

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Remember When for the week of 7/25/2014

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian


75 YEARS AGO.....1939

Advertisement: Merchant’s Lunch including soup, salad and entree: 40 cents and dinner menu 50 cents. Available at Happy Hollow Grill Hotel in Quincy.

Milling at the Plumas Eureka Mine near Johnsville has begun by Colonel Cunningham who has built a 60 ton mill and will operate it at the old mill site which is estimated to contain approximately 10,000 tons of ore.

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Remember When for the week of 7/18/2014

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

75 YEARS AGO.....1939

It was reported that 275 patients passed through the Plumas County Hospital from July 1, 1938 through June 30, 1939.

The Mt. Hough Road which connects Quincy and Taylorsville has been widened and graded by the United States Forest Service and provides a scenic trip between American and Indian Valleys.

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