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140 Years Ago Episcopal Church picnic and Mrs. Bowers: The Virginia and Truckee Railroad brought a lively scene as three flats and one passenger car packed with children came to Bowers Mansion. The sandwiches, chickens, biscuits and intoxicating beverages were stowed away in bread baskets and after the lunchers satisfied themselves, they fed the minnows in the lakes, played in the brook and caught fish in the stream. Mrs. Bowers had things to sell at her place and sold them cheap. She complemented the picnickers for their orderly behavior ... When they were to return on the train, a charming …

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