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Jeffco Headlines from 50 Years Ago This Week: Check out these Jefferson County …

2020-10-15 08:42:11

Jeffco Headlines from 50 Years Ago This Week:

Check out these Jefferson County headlines from 1970, some of them could still apply in 2020…

◾️ Colorado Central Railroad Centennial Days honored the 100th anniversary of the laying of the Colorado Central Railroad tracks to Golden 🚂

◾️ The US Forest Service listened to pleas to expand the proposed Gore Range Eagles Nest Wilderness Area to 125,000 acres 🦅

◾️ The Senate Air and Water Pollution subcommittee was planning to investigate the AEC facility at Rocky Flats. 🔍

◾️ Autumn was in full tilt with few leaves remaining on trees, "swinging the seasonal pendulum to snow-slush streets, skiers and electric blankets" 🍁

This image is the front page of the Golden Transcript from October 13, 1970, and is part of the collections in the Jefferson County Archives. Learn more about the archives at www.jeffco.us/757 or give us a call at 303-271-8448.

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