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MOUNTAIN HAPPENINGS

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Wednesday, Aug. 19 • Silverton Town Board Work Session – Town Goals and Objectives.

MOUNTAIN HAPPENINGS

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Thursday, July 23 • Silver Lake Story Map presentation, 6:30 p.m., on Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/2783679183?p-wd=NXZEVnlqWHkyc2l2V2x-qdHZSN1Urdz09 Monday, July 27 • Silverton Town Board, 7 p.m., Town Hall. Ongoing Silverton Farmers Market, 8 a.m.-noon Tuesdays, July-September, Columbine Park.

Looking Back

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Five Years Ago July 23, 2015 The Silverton Northern Railroad Committee is working towards placing up to 300 feet of track this summer on the recently constructed grade near the Powerhouse. This stretch of track will serve as an interpretive center for the historic line.

WAY BACK!

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140 YEARS AGO From the July 24, 1880 edition of the (Rico) Dolores News: LABORERS WANTED. 1,000 men to work on the construction of the Denver and Rio Grande railway from Alamosa to Silverton and from Conejos to Albuquerque.