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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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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...

Catholic Church Davis WV 1
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, June 4th, 2014
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Catholic Church in Davis

This is a photo of the Catholic Church in Davis. The Saint Veronica’s Catholic Church was closed due to declining attendance and combined with the Saint Thomas Catholic Church. This happened in the early 1990’s. More...

tt judy family
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, May 21st, 2014
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Charles D. Judy Family

This photo is of the Charles D. Judy Family. Charles was a son of Zebulon and Cynthia Graham Judy of Spruce Run, Harman. Pictured from left to right, front row are: William “Bill”, Grace, May, Laura More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, May 13th, 2014
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Methodist Episcopal Church

This photo is of the Methodist Episcopal Church South in Parsons. There has been a challenge to figure out where this church was located. According to Fansler, such a church existed by the road near Alum Hill. More...