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1911 bank robbery attempt put Laurel in the spotlight
Laurel's Main Street in 1911 was a dirt road with vacant lots between businesses and houses, and the pace of traffic was slow. People on foot far outnumbered sputtering automobiles and pungent horse wagons, and walkers had to step lively to avoid piles of horse manure in the street.
By Kevin Leonard
January 31, 2013