150 Years Ago
Reportorial photograph. The Appeal acknowledges the receipt of a handsome oval shaped photograph that contains portraits of Wm. M. Gillespie of the Enterprise, Charles Parker of the Gold Hill News, Dan DeQuille of the Enterprise, Robert E. Lowery of the Union, and Alf Doten of the Enterprise, reporters of the papers named. It comes with compliments from Sutterly Brothers of Virginia (City). We will endeavor to “run our face,” and return the compliment.
130 Years Ago
All sorts. If the boy who smashed the Appeal editorial window with a stone will call at the office, we will tell him where we can smash another window in the same way.
110 Years Ago
Dayton stage. The stage was capsized by the wind on the divide. The passengers and driver escaped injury. The horses were detached and brought to the stable and mail delivered to the post office by Henrichs’ dairy delivery rig. The roads between Silver City and Dayton are washed away first time in 30 years (Chronicle).
70 Years Ago
Virginia and Truckee comes into Carson with 14 cars. There were two cars of corn, one load of coal, one of pipe, two more of gasoline, four of fuel oil, one of cattle and one more of daily merchandise for Carson City. The front engine was manned by William Recker, engineer, and Lester Felesina, fireman, while on the helper or second juggernaut, Russell Grove was engineer, and John Olding was fireman. Frank Hern was conductor. There were six passengers.
50 Years Ago
Advertisement. “Mountain View Subdivision on North Mountain, three bedroom, two full bath with vanities, ceramic tile, ready for occupancy, wall to wall carpet, brick veneer, exterior, G.E. electric kitchen, kitchen cabinets, built in BBQ, fireplace. FHA or conventional financing prices from $27,500 up, Mountain and Ivey streets ...”
20 Years Ago
Photo caption. State workers help lift a cow up into a cattle truck after it escaped from the truck on East Washington Street. Mel Dinius and Blake Gudmundson guide the cow back into the truck from which it escaped.
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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