Turner's Tidbits Archives - Page 4 of 5 - The Parsons Advocate | The Parsons Advocate

Turner’s Tidbits for November 19, 2013

Blackwater tipple

This photo is of the Blackwater Coal Company Tipple Davis, WV.  The card is dated 1925. The tipple was used for several years. I can remember my grandfather telling of a tipple that he worked at outside of Davis. I am guessing this is the same tipple. When he worked there a business man from Elkins by the name of Sam Polino owned the mine. I am not More...

by Parsons Advocate | Published 8 months ago
turners
By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, October 29th, 2013
0 Comments

October 29, 2013

This photo is of the ruins of the McKenzie Hotel in Hambleton which burned April 9, 1912. The McKenzie was a three story building and was one of seven hotels in Hambleton. The hotel was built by the railroad between More...

PDI_0032
By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013
0 Comments

October 22, 2013

This photo is of the Fourth Street Bowling Team, Champ Rock and Three Drs. of Davis. The men are (L-R) Noah Jordan, Alexander Crawford, Charles Lashley, William Campbell and Joseph Erhard. The poem reads: They More...

turneres
By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, October 1st, 2013
0 Comments

Turners Tidbits for October 2, 2013

This is a photo of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South and the Central School Building in Thomas. According to Nutter, The first organized church work ever done in Thomas was under the ministry of Rev. E. B. More...

turners
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, September 25th, 2013
0 Comments

Turner’s Tidbits for September 25, 2013

This photo is of the Jenningston School, Jenningston WV.  To the left of the school can be seen the bathroom facilities and to the right is the little coal/wood house. There appears to be some wind as the flag More...

turners
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, September 18th, 2013
0 Comments

Turner’s Tidbits for September 18, 2013

This photo is a street scene of Parsons possible 1963 or 1964.  On the right is B.F. Long & Co. Store, (?) Lambert’s Stores, Hill’s Restaurant.  Not sure of the other stores, perhaps a reader can More...

turner's  tidbits
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, September 11th, 2013
0 Comments

Turner’s Tidbits for September 11, 2013

This photo is of the Western Maryland Rail Road Station in Hendricks. The men are loading or unloading the wagon and the horse appears to be patient. The name “Hendricks” is written on a board in the center More...

turners
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, August 21st, 2013
0 Comments

Turners Tidbits for August 21, 2013

This photo is of the Black Fork River Basin which would be where the Blackwater and Dryfork combine.  On the left hand side of the river can be seen stacks of lumber from the mill. On the right hand side you can More...