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Our Town 100 Years Ago: October 1921, Part 1

October 1921, Part 1

The Jefferson Valley was a busy place in 1895. The Sunlight Mine, Lime Spur, the Parrott Smelter project, and a large sawmill in Perry Canyon were just a few business endeavors bringing in people and money to our young and growing community. The following is taken as written from October 4 and 10 editions of the Whitehall Zephyr. The photo is an ad that appeared in those editions.

Homestake Trestle Burned. The Northern Pacific met with another severe loss yesterday morning, says the Inter Mountain, of Monday last, in the burning of trestle No. 81 near Homestake. The trestl...


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