Municipal Sanitary Sewer System Installed

Municipal Water System Installed

The town installed a municipal water system with a 60,000 gallon water tower. This tower was replaced in 1988 with a 150,000 gallon water tower.

Electric Lights

Oil street lights were replaced with electric lights.

Cars Become Common

Horse and buggy were still the main form of transportation, but automobiles became more common.

Fire Department Established

Actual fire department established with pumpers and a building to house equipment.

Oil Lights

Installed street lights powered with oil.


Telephone established in the community.