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By David Stevens
The Staff of The News 

Pages past, April 13: Portales blacksmith plans retirement


Last updated 4/12/2022 at 3:58pm

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1952: Isaac Lorah, who lived at 820 Brazos St. in Portales, said he was about to retire from his trade as a blacksmith – “at the tender age of 85,” The Portales Tribune reported.

Lorah had been a blacksmith for 65 years.


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