Past Pages for Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017

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150 Years Ago

Photographic views of Lake Tahoe: John G. Fox has some of the finest views that can be obtained. Designed for albums, they are very interesting and convenient to send to friends in the Atlantic States.

130 Years Ago

All sorts: The electric lights now glare all over Virginia City at about one half the price of gas. There is talk of running a wire to Carson.

110 Years Ago

Children’s night: At the Park Theater the pictures this week are the best ever seen. Two of the reels are colored and are tokens from the musical extravaganza “Babes in Fairyland.” Also playing are three comic pictures.

100 Years Ago

Marriage: Eleanor Yerington and John Breuner were united in marriage in the presence of immediate members of the family. The bride is the eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Yerington and one of Carson’s fairest flowers. Mr. Breuner is a resident of San Francisco and connected with the big California furniture house of that name.

70 Years Ago

Gold-dredging expert: One of the best-known gold-dredging experts has established his residence in Nevada’s capital city. He plans to open a lapidary shop on Carson Street. He is currently dismantling the great Manhattan bucket-line dredge in Nye County.

20 Years Ago

Roop Street: The street is evolving from a residential area to a commercial district. One step in the process was to change zoning south of the Carson City Community Center to accommodate new office buildings.

Sue Ballew is the daughter of Bill Dolan, who wrote this column for the Nevada Appeal from 1947 until his death in 2006.


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