Pine Bluffs Post - Serving all of Eastern Laramie County since 1908

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100 years ago

Lander. - The old theory that lightening will not strike a moving rail road train was exploded when C.R. McCauley, a brakeman, member of the Denver lodge of the Order of Railway Conductors, was struck by a bolt during a severe electrical storm and killed.

The estate of Colonel John Jacob Astor, who perished in the Titanic disaster, was officially appraised at close to $88,000,000, of which Vincent Astor receives $68,964,499; Mrs. Madeline Force Astor $7,678,896; Muriel Astor $4,866,758, and John Jacob Astor, son by is second marriage, $2,922,672.

75 years ago

Delbert Garrett...



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