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The Time-Traveler's Guide to Chico - Ratings and Reviews

The Western Saloon at 134 Broadway, circa 1895. Henry Arend was the proprietor. -- Courtesy of Randy Taylor Collection

The Western Saloon at 134 Broadway, circa 1895. Henry Arend was the proprietor.

Courtesy of Randy Taylor Collection

The Western Saloon, 134 Broadway

☆☆☆ - Attentive barman, well-placed spittoons, but a rough-and-tumble crowd that might result in spilled beer.

 

The Chico Hotel at the corner of Eighth and Main Streets, circa 1910. -- Courtesy of Randy Taylor Collection

The Chico Hotel at the corner of Eighth and Main Streets, circa 1910.

Courtesy of Randy Taylor Collection

The Chico Hotel, Eighth and Main

☆☆☆☆ - Clean rooms, helpful chamber maids, and a charming parlor. Easy access for travelers coming through the Junction. 

 

A hair weaving business on Broadway, circa 1907. This entrepreneur made fashion chains, and other items, from the customer's hair. -- Courtesy of Randy Taylor Collection

A hair weaving business on Broadway, circa 1907. This entrepreneur made fashion chains, and other items, from the customer's hair.

Courtesy of Randy Taylor Collection

Hair-weaving business, Broadway

- A skilled craftsman no doubt, but while any innovator asks whether something can be done, this one in particular should have asked whether it should be done! Very strange!

 

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