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Good Old Days: June 27, 2019


1969: A sedan ended up in the Colfax flood control as a result of a 14-hour man hunt and high speed car chase.

125 years ago

June 29, 1894

Weekly Commoner

The fight of the American Railway Union against the Pullman Car Company, because the company refused to arbitrate with strikers, took the threatened turn Wednesday. The union gave the company the time to make a move toward the settlement of the dispute.

The Pullman management ignored the union, and a strike was declared that has tied up all the passenger trains on the Northern Pacific, Southern Pacific and Santa Fe railroad systems.


A committee from the American Railway Union today waited upon Vice President Wicks...

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