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Moss Ford Bridge

Moss Ford Bridge

  This photo is of the Moss Ford Bridge know prior as Job’s Ford. It was printed by Broadwater’s Art Shop Thomas and is postmarked June 23, 1908. The bridge is named after Mr. E. M. Moss who was married to Virginia Long. The bridge was located at Holly Meadows. Job’s Ford was the location that Garnett and his troops crossed when More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, March 18th, 2014
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Is it Spring Yet?

It was good to flip the calendar to the month of March and see that spring is here. Finally, there might just be and ending in sight to this long, cold, snowy winter. The warm temperatures felt great this past weekend More...

Thomas House
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, March 12th, 2014
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Thomas House

  This is the last in the series of Rail Yard Buildings from Thomas. This is the houses built along the hill and most likely part of what was called Tony Row. I have been told that all of the buildings were More...

By Teri Cayton On Wednesday, March 12th, 2014
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Momma Said for March 12, 2014

Saturdays were a special time for us when we were kids.  Number one, no school, and number two sometimes, just sometimes, Mom would take us to town.  On those Saturdays, the movie theater in town would be having More...

Pumping Station - Thomas
By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, March 4th, 2014
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Pumping Station in Thomas

This is one of the ongoing photos of buildings found in the rail yard of Thomas. I do not know if any of these buildings still exist and have not heard from anyone with info on any of them. This is the Pumping More...

By Teri Cayton On Tuesday, March 4th, 2014
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Momma Said for March 4, 2014

Tiddly Winks, Marbles, Jacks, Barrel of Monkeys, Pick-Up-Sticks, Lincoln Logs, what happened to the games that taught us strategy, dexterity, and logic? Now all we have are games that everyone tries to see how many More...

By Clint Nichols On Tuesday, March 4th, 2014
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Late Season Rabbit Hunt

Late season hunting opportunities have been few and far between with the winter we’ve been having. The last weekend of February the temperatures finally warmed up enough to thaw things out. With a break in the More...

Store (storage) House in the Thomas rail yard
By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, February 25th, 2014
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Store House in the Thomas rail yard

This photo is of the Store (storage) House in the Thomas rail yard. Note the wheels in the forefront of the picture. Information has been coming in on the bottling of soda in Tucker County. I have talked to a lady More...