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Old Posted Oct 12, 2010, 2:14 AM
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ethereal-- great pictures of Sonora Town etc below-- alot of it reminds me of the French Quarter of my hometown of New Orleans, which is actually Spanish colonial architecture rather than French.


kanhawk-- though I can't make out any wires between those poles, I'd guess telegraph--maybe they're brand new poles just waiting for wires. I don't think electric power had come into general use in 1887--there was some electric arc lighting in the streets by then, and some telephone service, but telegraphy was in wide use.
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