This Week in Odessa History
Last updated 7/29/2021 at 9:23am
100 years ago
July 29, 1921
Harvest is well underway all over the Odessa country and the yields are turning out even better than anticipated during the critical time about three weeks ago. In some localities the yield is no better than last year, but the general average is much better, and conservative men like W.L. Smith now predict a general average of about 15 bushels an acre. Wheat hauling has begun, and Sol Reiman, manager of the Odessa Union Warehouse company, reports that wheat is rolling into all of his company’s stations – Odessa, Irby, Lamona, Nemo, Lauer and Schoonover – an...