Tag Archive: cattle

Jul 18

All the trimmings

Dick Dyer prepares barrels of restaurant grease for separation of fat content form the water. Wayne Nicholls/Telegram-Tribune ©2010

Who thought locating a mobile home park downwind from a tallow plant was a good idea? San Luis Tallow Company has been located on Prado Road since 1939. The boom of mobile home park construction hit the county in the 1960s. By 1971 complaints were filed at the San Luis Obispo County Public Health Department …

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Feb 12

1964 Drought

San Luis Range Scene – A part of the herd on the Cholame Rancho in northeastern San Luis Obispo County operated by the R.E. Jack Co. A combination of bad hay and drought has caused some loss which is being corrected as rapidly as possible, Jack says.(Telegram-Tribune photo by Jack Wilson) June 25, 1964 A …

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