1935 Plumas Davis reports stranded miners

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1935 Plumas Davis reports stranded miners - building 'for housing. the ventilation for...
building 'for housing. the ventilation for installation of machinery. Some and the twin bores have been according to Wallace Boggs, civil FOOD SUPPLY OROVILLE, March 15—(/P)—An attempt to drop supplies from an airplane to 15 miners snowbound along the north fork of the Feather River, 45. miles from Here, will be undertaken Sunday. Reports reaching here indicated the mon are not in d.ire circumstances circumstances at the -present lime, but they are unable to receive supplies by the usual methods because of heavy snows in recent weeks. Plumas Davis, of the Browns Hill Mine, ctime in by snow shoes today today to tell of the plight of the marooned miners. Men at the mine have been instructed instructed to place a large reel flag flat on the ground. Either Harold Brown, Alameda pilot, or Larry Martin, Orovillo flier, will aim 200-pound sack o£ food at the flag Sunday. It is estimated an airplane can make the trip—which requires two days on skiis—in 20 mimics. •

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  1. Oakland Tribune,
  2. 15 Mar 1935, Fri,
  3. Page 19

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