120 Days: 1941

President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Works Project Administration builds two new schools in 1941, Redlands School and Lincoln School on Orchard Mesa.

The Empire of Japan declares war on the United States after bombing Pearl Harbor. Local servicemen Harold Wood and Phillip Massey are killed in the attack.

The railroad ships 19,000 carloads of local grown products.

Gaylan Johnson starts his famous chain of service stations at Seventh and Main streets.


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