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Allegheny Heights Hospital and Sanitarium

Allegheny Heights Hospital

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 was the first in Tucker County and was established in 1907 by Drs. Hardy and Hardwick; they later sold to Dr. Arthur Butt. Dr. Butt More...

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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...

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...

W. Md. RR at Thomas 1903
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
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Train in Thomas

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 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...

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...

Laneville Planing Mill 2
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014
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Dry Fork Lumber Companies Planing Mill in Laneville, WV.

This is a photo of the Dry Fork Lumber Companies Planing Mill in Laneville, WV.  The Dry Fork Lumber Company operated in that area from 1905-1915.  This company was a successor to the Wyoming Lumber Company.  More...

Italian Band of Pierce
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, June 11th, 2014
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Italian Band of Pierce, WV

Italian Band of Pierce This photo (compliments of Riverfront Antiques) is of The Italian Band of Pierce, WVA. Two of the men have been identified by Fabio DeFranco. He was traveling back home to WV from CA with More...