Looking Back

Looking Back

1892E.E. Powell and Lew Davis of Fairbury designed and made a contrivance by which all locks in the new jail could be opened by pressing a lever."Largest check ever issued in Powell", said the Fairbury Gazette's correspondent, was for $1,247.65 to J.H. Grissom, for 4,500 bushels of corn. Market price at the time was 27 …

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