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Remember When for the week of 8/23/2013

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian
 

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

    The Plumas County road crew is oiling the county road from Arlington Bridge to Taylorsville and the streets in the town of Taylorsville this week. The winter storms damaged the roads extensively there.

    An allotment of $3,000 was made yesterday by California State Governor Frank F. Merriman to rebuild the community water system of Johnsville which was destroyed by floods in December of last year.

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

    An all-time record of 34,634 attended the five-day Plumas County Fair last week.,

    Hunters Market in Greenville paid $1.00 per pound for the Plumas County 4-H Grand Champion lamb shown by Jim Meyers of Taylorsville,

    Advertisement: The opening of the Great Western Timber House Restaurant in Chester August 15 at Noon, Cocktails and hors d'oeuvre will be served.

25 YEARS AGO.......1988

    The new United States Post Office building in Meadow Valley opened last week, located next to the Meadow Valley Builders Supply store on Bucks Lake Road, moving from a location behind the Meadow Valley fire station after its lease expired.

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

    The 21st annual Portola Railroad Days with the theme “A Step Back in History”, will be held this weekend.

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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