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A look back at Backus
Backus Hospital celebrated its 117th birthday on Monday, Oct. 4, 2010. Things have changed a lot over the years. At one time, there was one wing for men and another for women. One operating room that sported the very latest: A one-inch thick plate glass operating table. And the whole thing cost $185,000 to build â€” about $85,000 more than originally estimated. Backus Hospital opened its doors on Oct. 4, 1893. Here are some vintage photos from the Backus collection. If you have some, we inv ...
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