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Mt. Echo Newspaper

Special 1994 Turkey Trot Issue

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In 1994 the Mt. Echo newspaper produced a special Turkey Trot edition with stories, photos and ads from bygone days in Marion County.

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Arkansas Mining Company Ad - Reprinted from 9 Aug 1895 Mt Echo
Anglo-American Mine - Photo
Buffalo City - Reprinted from 4 Oct 1895 Mt Echo
Store & Office - Photo of Chase & Mulholland's Store and Morning Star Mine Office about 1915
J&C Mining - 9 Apr 1919 Letter from J&C Mining Co in Buffalo
Mines Are Quite - But Operators Not Discouraged. Article from 9 Apr 1919 Mt. Echo.
Local Mining Notes - 22 Jan 1915 Mt. Echo (names in notes: L L Brown, Walter Seawel, John Hampton, C D Harrington, W F Mulloy, T C Garrity, Avery-Griffin mine, J C Sheppard, Sure Pop mine, Mohawk mine, Morning Star mine, Monkey Hill mine)
Medley General Store - Photo
Miners - Photo. This photo is also found in "Photo Gallery" although this one is a bit more clear. Can anyone identify any of them?
1914 Mining Report - Report of pounds of ore shipped from Marion Co mines. From 15 Jan 1915 Mt. Echo
Accompaning Article - Article accompaning the Mining Report above. (names found in article: John C Sheppard, Morning Star mine, Sure Pop mine, L L Brown, Whitely & Killgore, J E Wheeler, Washington mine, Jack Pot mine, Carl McClure, George Stratten, R W Willet
Morning Star Mine 1915 - Photo. From Bessie Kastning Collection (submitted by: Belenda Shipman)
Morning Star Mine 1927 - Photo
Morning Star Mine Sale - Article from 10 May 1895 about the sale
Pool Hall in Rush - Photo. 1917-18. L B Kester pictured
Mining Claim - Protect Your Mining Claim. Mining Act 1894. included in an ad by Jesse Taylor
Red Cloud Mine - Photo. 1915
Rush Mining District - Birds Eye View Photo. 1904
Rush 1916 Platt - Proposed Platt for Rush AR
Will Buy Zinc - 1895 Ad offering to buy Zinc.
Silver Run Mine - 'story' ... a personal bit of history. Article by Doretha Dillard Shipman
Mines Close Down - 1919 Article. Ore Shipments Suspended in the Zinc Camp
How Yellville Got Its Name - 1895 Article
"Turkey Eye" View - 1994 Aerial View of Yellville
"White Eagle Mill - ca 1960 Photo

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