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Mystery History - Jan. 30, 2020


January 30, 2020 | View PDF

Courtesy Shafter Historical Society

Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Shafter Historical Society. If you know the location, circumstances, exact or rough date and/or people in the photo, send your educated (or semieducated) guess to [BEGIN ITAL]The Press,[END ITAL] 406 Central Ave., Shafter 93263, or e-mail it to [email protected] Winners will be revealed here next week.

LAST WEEK: Crowd gathers at a freight train upset on Central Avenue in Shafter, Nov. 8, 1952.

CORRECTION: The two girls pictured in the Jan. 9 featured photo from La Colonia were Lupe Sabedra Velarde and Dora Sabedra Gonzalez. Thanks to Erica Soriano for setting us right. The Press regrets the error.

Courtesy Shafter Historical Society

Crowd gathers at a freight train upset on Central Ave in Shafter November 8, 1952.


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