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The S. N. Ford & Co. Fire

On May 17, 1908, a fire destroyed the Ford Lumber Company and much of its stock of lumber. The fire was ale to be contained by firemen due to the lack of wind. Had the fire happened at night or had there been high wind the fire could have spread…

The Liberty Bell comes to Town

On July 6, 1915, crowds gathered along the Pennsylvania Railroad to see the Liberty Bell as it was being transported from Philadelphia to San Francisco for the Panama-Pacific International Exposition.