Wednesday May 29, 1935

(This is an entry from the journal entitled Mexico Summer written by Elizabeth Lancaster Carsey 80-years-ago. )

Broke a spring somewhere near Finlay and crawled into Van Horn about 5:30 a.m.  instead of two as planned.  Dit visited hard and fast until the noon train carried her to El Paso.  She went on to Cruces and she and Herold left for California on Thursday morning.   Not sleeping Tuesday night has ruined at least one day for all of us.   Ty-Ty feels pretty well.

Here’s what else was happening 80-years-ago today:

The last concrete is poured at the Hoover Dam site, four months before President Franklin Roosevelt dedicates one of the largest hydroelectric projects in U.S. history.

The rain continues to fall in Texas and interrupts train service.

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