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Western Maryland Eastbound Train

Western Maryland Eastbound Train. The number on the engine is 812. The photo was taken west of Hambleton about 1950. The water tower is on the

This is a photo of a Western Maryland Eastbound Train. The number on the engine is 812. The photo was taken west of Hambleton about 1950.  The water tower is on the right hand side of the engine. The engine is pulling a large amount of train cars and they extend to the curve on the left side of the photo. **Some additional info on the Preston Railroad. More...

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Stationary from the Hotel Metropolitan
By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, January 14th, 2014
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Stationary from the Hotel Metropolitan

This is stationary from the Hotel Metropolitan, McLaughlin & Co, Proprietors. Stationary from the Hotel Metropolitan   The Hotel Metropolitan, a three story building, was built in Thomas by Mary Isberg More...

Tucker County School Bus
By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, January 7th, 2014
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Tucker County School Bus

This photo is a Tucker County School bus unloading students at Davis High School. Tucker County School Bus The photo was taken sometime during the 1936-37 school year. The girl standing by the bus is Irene Cooper More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, December 31st, 2013
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Train Engines of the Preston Railroad

engines of the Preston Railroad This photo is of the train engines of the Preston Railroad which ran from Crelin, MD to Leadmine, WV. The railroad came down Horseshoe Run to the mouth of Maxwell Run with branches More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, December 24th, 2013
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Turner’s Tidbits. Green Shutter Shop

This photo is of The Green Shutter Shop of Parsons, WV. The shop was operated by Rosie Glenn Lipscomb, local talented artist. Rosie lived in Parsons and displayed her talent by painting on various items including More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Monday, December 23rd, 2013
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Turner’s Tidbits for December 23, 2013

This photo is of The Green Shutter Shop of Parsons, WV. The shop was operated by Rosie Glenn Lipscomb, local talented artist. Rosie lived in Parsons and displayed her talent by painting on various items including More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, December 10th, 2013
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Turner’s Tidbits for December 10, 2013

This photo is of a well dressed group on the Laneville Log Road.  I am not able to identify any of the people nor do I know the occasion. Photo is from the 1900-1910. Laneville was use to getting some flooding; More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013
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Turner’s Tidbits For December 3, 2013

This photo is of Backbone Mountain on US 219 in WV.  It looks like a heavy snowfall that year.  The sign to the right reads Backbone Mt Elevation 3552 Ft. The card is postmarked Parsons, WVA June 10 1936 11 AM.  More...