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Train in Thomas

W. Md. RR at Thomas 1903

This photo is of one of the trains in Thomas. As can be seen it required several men to operate and maintain the trains. Thomas was a hub of activity for the rail yard with several buildings. With the current development of the Thomas Business District, one could only wonder what the economic impact would be if we had trains coming into Thomas today.   More...

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By Teri Cayton On Tuesday, August 26th, 2014
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Momma Said for August 26, 2014

I am not ready for the dark! It is too soon for it to still be dark when I wake up at 6 a.m. I don’t like it and I will tell the world. I am a child of sunshine. I would be happy if the seasons never changed, More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, August 19th, 2014
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Summer Vacation

For our summer vacation this year Tara and I decided to venture back out west to our second favorite state, Montana, in hopes to catch a few fish. I always look forward to the dry air and the snowcapped Rocky Mountains. More...

By Teri Cayton On Tuesday, August 19th, 2014
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Momma Said for August 29, 2014

I still have flashbacks of mom with her hair up in curlers and her bandana wrapped around her head. It didn’t matter to her what she needed to do, if the hair was in curlers she did it, if it was mowing the grass More...

Red Creek Falls
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, August 13th, 2014
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Red Creek Falls

  This photo is of the Red Creek Falls. It is postmarked Laneville November 2, 1906. The writer asks Frank Bennett if he remembers where these falls are. I am not sure of the location of the double layer falls, More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, August 12th, 2014
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Tucker Community Foundation Grant Funds Available

The Tucker Community Foundation grant season is underway. More than $189,000 is available for nonprofit organizations and community projects and programs throughout the Potomac Highlands region through a competitive More...

By Teri Cayton On Tuesday, August 12th, 2014
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Momma Said for August 12, 2014

Tragedy has struck me down. I lost one of my cats to a hit and run this past week. I was devastated. She was only two years old and just a sweetheart. And once again, my one true friend came to the rescue. She has More...

Jim and Nancy Nester
By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, August 5th, 2014
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Foxy Father, Peaches, and Little Rascal

This is the last of the CB Radio Cards for a while. This is the card traded by the Nester’s-Jim, Nancy and JR. Handle names were: Foxy Father, Peaches, and Little Rascal. I am looking for photos and or information More...