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Remember When for the week of 11/17/2010

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

 

80  YEARS AGO..........1930

Advertisement: The holidays are here! Place your order now for your Thanksgiving turkey, chicken, goose or duck. Plumas Meat Market--Phone 14W, Quincy.

Advertisement: Reserve your time and $1.50 for the Old Time Dance to be held at the Odd Fellows Hall. Saturday night. Lunch served at 25 cents per plate.

50 YEARS AGO.....1960

 

An automatic job printing press was installed in the Chester Progressive office on Main Street. The press weighs 2500 pounds and was made in Germany.

30 YEARS AGO.....1980

Indian Valley Hospital is suffering from a serious financial crisis which may threaten its continued operation. Sixty employees are on the $50,000 a month payroll and Indian Valley Hospital is the community's second largest employer after Sacramento Valley Moulding Company in Crescent Mills. A special bank loan of $25,000 reflects the seriousness of the present situation.

10 YEARS AGO.....2000

Burfeind Construction of Indian Valley was the only bidder ($19,120) on the renovation project designated for the fourth floor of the courthouse to create more room for the Plumas County Probation Department. A storage room will be converted into more office space.


The 1997 NEW YEARS FLOOD VIDEO IN PLUMAS COUNTY is now available on DVD. We’ve completely re-mastered from the original tapes all of the exciting footage that inspired the first video-tape. See the damage beyond the roadblocks. Featuring: The Feather River Canyon flooding, Two Rivers washout, Sloat Bridge, Dog Rock washout, Indian Valley flooding, Quincy and American Valley flooding. To order your copy, send a check or money order for $20 to Kevin Mallory, PO Box 1785, Quincy, CA 95971 and include your name, phone and return address information. Or call (530) 283-0150. Includes tax and shipping.

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