New Rockford Transcript - Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

Archival Anecdotes: The year was 1915


March 23, 2020

Carl and Mathila Nelson pose in front of their Bremen restaurant, unaware that this picture will someday serve as a window into the past.

At the time this picture was taken the Great Northern Railroad had just come through a couple years prior, and Bremen was a happening place. The residents operated and enjoyed amenities that included a meat market, bank, lumber yard, post office, drug store, confectionery, restaurant, hotel, two blacksmith shops and three general stores.

It was a time before the internet and reality television. It was before computers or space travel. It was before Roc...

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