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Thompson log job

Thompson's Log Job

This photo is entitled Thompson log job in Canaan Valley, WVA 1900. As can be seen there is a huge stockpile of logs at the job. Men can be seen among the logs in the middle of the photo and white horses can be seen middle left side of photo. The logs are being loaded onto flat rail cars to be hauled out. This could well be part of the Albert and Frank More...

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By Teri Cayton On Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014
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Momma Said for September 23, 2014

OMG! Fall is already here, I can’t believe this year is already three quarters of the way over. It seems just like yesterday that it was snowing. I detest winter more every year. The neighbor has been cleaning More...

Allegheny Heights Hospital
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, September 17th, 2014
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Allegheny Heights Hospital and Sanitarium

This is a photo of the Allegheny Heights Hospital and Sanitarium in Davis. It states that the town elevation is 3300 feet; Davis was touted as a good place to be if you suffered from asthma or allergies. This hospital More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, September 16th, 2014
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Hunt Responsible

As another hunting season approaches, we as hunters have the responsibilities to obey the law, be safe, and hunt ethical. It seems that more and more private land is becoming leased or posted as landowners feel More...

Cooper line
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, September 10th, 2014
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The Cooper line

This is a photo of a group of women who are all related through the Cooper line. Left to Right-Margaret Cooper Fansler (was married to Daniel Fansler and buried in the Fansler Cemetery in Hendricks; daughter of More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, September 10th, 2014
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Summer Vacation, Part 2

In my last column Tara and I were roaming around in the Rocky Mountains catching a few trout along the way. On our fourth day we ventured over to Ennis and the Madison River Valley. The Madison River is probably More...

turner's - Parsons Flood 1907
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014
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Flood of July 17, 1907

This photo is of the Flood of July 17, 1907 on First Street in Parsons. The water can be seen running in small waves in the right bottom and the guys in the middle are above knees in the water. This photo was published More...

By Teri Cayton On Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014
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Momma Said For September 2, 2014

Labor Day holiday is the last big shindig of the year. I worked on finishing some projects in my home to get ready for winter. New casements, on the windows, my brother and I installed. We finished up a wall that More...