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Thompson log job

Thompson's Log Job

This photo is entitled Thompson log job in Canaan Valley, WVA 1900. As can be seen there is a huge stockpile of logs at the job. Men can be seen among the logs in the middle of the photo and white horses can be seen middle left side of photo. The logs are being loaded onto flat rail cars to be hauled out. This could well be part of the Albert and Frank More...

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Allegheny Heights Hospital
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, September 17th, 2014
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Allegheny Heights Hospital and Sanitarium

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 More...

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...