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Remember When for the week of 1/16/2013

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

 

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

    Advertisement: Light lunches served at our fountain at all hours. Waffles are our speciality-- and boy!--are they good! Quincy Drug Store fountain, Phone 48.

    Bids will be called soon for the construction of the Portola Theater on a lot measuring 60 feet by 115 feet located at the intersection of Commercial and Gulling Streets at a cost of approximately $30,000.

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Remember When for the week of 1/9/2013

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian
 

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

    Plumas County went through the past holiday season without a traffic accident.

    Advertisement: Printed business forms to your specifications---ruled, numbered, any color, can be ordered at the Feather River Bulletin print shop, Quincy phone 75-W.

    The Feather River Highway was opened to light automobile traffic this morning for the first time since December 10 of last year when heavy rains damaged it to such an extent that it had to be closed for repairs.

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Remember When for the week of 1/2/2013

Keri Taborski 
Feather Publishing Historian
 

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

    Heavy night and morning fogs, far more persistent this winter than is usually the case, continue to protect Plumas County residents from the sub-zero temperatures that were recorded at the same time last year.

    Damage done by last months flood to bridges in Plumas County’s road system is a charge against the county’s unappropriated reserve fund, the Plumas County Board of Supervisors ruled last week. It is expected that $15,000 will be required to pay for the flood damage and the unappropriated reserve fund is now $24,000.

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Remember When for the week of 12/26/2012

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian
 

75 YEARS AGO...........1937

    William M. Richards, Plumas County Recorder from 1895 until 1910, died last week in Quincy. He was born in Rich Gulch.

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Remember When for the week of 12/19/2012

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian
 

75 YEARS AGO..........1937

    A storm which wreaked millions of dollars worth of damage throughout northern California and Plumas County has closed the Feather River Highway with damage to the highway estimated to be a quarter of a million dollars. Chester was the hardest hit of the towns in Plumas County as the bridge at the entrance to Chester from the west was washed out. County bridges at Johnsville and Grays Flat were also washed out.

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