“In summer, it’s the ice man,” the Herald commented in November 1911.
“Now, the coal man is having his day. This is the time of great demand for the ‘black diamonds’ in Grand Forks. … It is possible people are in a better position to lay in a large coal supply than they formerly were.”
Mr. and Mrs. George B. Winship left on the Oriental Limited over the Great Northern lines on Aug. 16, 1911, 100 years ago. He was the founder and publisher of the Herald, and they were on their way to retirement in California.
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