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Friday, September 18, 1914 - Monett Times reports that Japanese airplanes have destroyed the German barracks at Tsing Tao

The Monett Times (Monett, Missouri)

Monett, Missouri was a railroad town sitting at the a junction of the St-Louis – San Francisco line (known as the “Frisco – see article below). 283 more words

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Chama

The town of Chama was built in the early 1880s as a service depot for the San Juan Extension of the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad (D&RGW). 414 more words

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All Aboard Florida Keeps “Mowing Them Down”

Penney usually reports on Florida East Coast / All Aboard Florida, but she was tied up helping a really neat lady, Ruth Fruehoff, who has just written a book about… 1,746 more words

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Books and sacred places

Vintage or antique books are portals for time travel, which is one reason I love strolling through antique fairs; especially antique book fairs. I spoke with a few vendors at a recent Sacramento Antiquarian Book Fair. 35 more words

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Lordsburg

Lordsburg was once a transportation and commercial hub for southwestern New Mexico and southeastern Arizona. Phelps Dodge ran the Playas Smelter and the local economy was built on ranching, farming (cotton and roses), and mining. 285 more words

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