120 years ago
August 26, 1892
Geo Venable, who has been hauling freight from the Carson to Alpine county, has been engaged to haul the machinery for the Smith Valley creamery. He will have a four horse team haul Alpine freight during the time he is occupied with the machinery job.
95 years ago
August 24, 1917
To meet any possible coal shortage in the West next winter more extensive use of fuel wood from the National Forests is urged by the government's foresters, who are advertising both ranchers and town dwellers to be forehanded in making arrangements for the …