Wrangell Sentinel -

The Way We Were


August 15, 1941: Throughout the joint efforts of a group of merchants along Front Street, the dust along the main thoroughfare was laid this week. The businessmen bought some diesel oil, got permission from the city to lay the oil and borrowed the city truck

for the job. Manager J.R. Brown of the Coliseum Theater promoted the idea; then got aboard and drove the truck while Street Superintendent H.R. Coulter and Police Chief Chet Lloyd tended the oil

sprinkler. The business group plans to go before the city council at its next meeting with the thought of getting the town to carry on some s...

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