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October 4, 2017



Oct.1963

• The Olympic torch passed through Tucumcari East on Route 66 en route to Detroit, Michigan promoting the 1968 Summer Olympics.

• Work continued on the new eye clinic of Dr. J.R. Mcausland the new building contained an office, waiting room, work room, two refractory rooms and a frame room.

• An U.S. Army Sikorsky H-37 helicopter landed at Tucumcari’s municipal airport to refuel while en-route to Fort Sill, Oklahoma, the H-37 was at the time the Army’s largest helicopter in use.

• Tucumcari’s Animal Clinic owned and operated by Dr. S.J. Dowds was enlarged and modernized to help in its coverage of Quay, Harding, Gaudalupe and San Miguel counties.

 

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