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Store House in the Thomas rail yard

Store (storage) House in the Thomas rail yard

This photo is of the Store (storage) House in the Thomas rail yard. Note the wheels in the forefront of the picture. Information has been coming in on the bottling of soda in Tucker County. I have talked to a lady from here in the city that gave me information on a bottling plant at the location of the Nationwide Insurance Office. Also a call from More...

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Thomas Boiler and Engine House
By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, February 11th, 2014
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Thomas Boiler and Engine House

  Thomas Boiler and Engine House This is a photo of the Thomas Boiler and Engine House. I will have a series of photos of a rail yard. The buildings are gone now as far as I know but some reader may know if More...

Laneville School
By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, February 4th, 2014
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Laneville School

This photo is of the Laneville School. The photo is dated May 18, 1910. According to records the two room school was closed by Board of Education action on July 7, 1915 after the first saw mill moved out. A one More...

St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church
By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, January 28th, 2014
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St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church

This photo is of the St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Davis. First pastor was J. F. W. Kitzmeyer and the corner stone was laid July 30, 1893. Until the church was finished, Sunday School and Services More...

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
By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, January 21st, 2014
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Western Maryland Eastbound Train

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 More...

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...