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Main Entrace to Martins Ferry Hospital

November 18, 2014 THIS WAS the main entrance to Martins Ferry Hospital in the late 1950’s. Note the fins on the cars. more »»

Mike Teater Birthday Party

November 17, 2014 ATTENDING A Birthday Party for Mike Teater in 1975 were his friends. They are from left: Jay Gotchal, Valerie Sempirek, Mike, Rodney Sempirek, Arron Davies, Arnie Troutan, and Albert Caraway. more »»

Purple Rider Baseball Team

November 15, 2014 CAN’T DATE this early Purple Riders Baseball Team. Check out the advertisements behind players. more »»

Bridgeport City Building

November 14, 2014 SHOWN IN 1903 is the Bridgeport City Building. At present, a one-story structure serves as the municipal building. First called Canton, the town was laid out by Col. more »»

Martins Ferry Business District

November 13, 2014 SOUTH 4th STREET, Martins Ferry, looking north, in the late 1930's. This was Martins Ferry's hey day. more »»

Oak Hill

November 12, 2014 OAK HILL School was located south of Lafferty on Oak Hill Road. The property was sold at a public auction in 1940 to a neighbor, Joe Mistak, for $151 dollars. more »»

Lee Greenwood and Terry Wildman

November 11, 2014 LEE GREENWOOD, above singer, songwriter, arranger and saxophonist, performed at the Capitol Music Hall, Wheeling, at Jamboree USA. Greenwood is shown singing “his” song, “God Bless the U.S.A. more »»

Fidel Castro lays wreath

November 10, 2014 Fidel Castro lays a wreath at the Lincoln Memorial. more »»

Mill Train

November 8, 2014 EVERYDAY THIS Train of 25 cars was outside the Yorkville Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel plant waiting to be filled with Ductillite Tin Plate, produced by Wheeling Steel Corporation. more »»

Hitler in Paris

November 7, 2014 ONE DAY after France signed the armistice with Germany in June 1940, Adolf Hitler celebrated the German victory over France with a triumphant tour of Paris. more »»

Juraez 5 -- Villistas

November 6, 2014 THE BATTLE of Juarez took place in Ciudad Juarez from May 8-11, 1911. Freeport resident Robert Henry Beck was a soldier for the US Army fighting in the conflict. more »»


November 5, 2014 THE MOUNTAINEER, world’s largest shovel was published on the front of the Nickel Plate Road Magazine in February/March issue in 1956. more »»

Don't Forget To Vote!

November 4, 2014 ELECTION DAY 2014 -- Pictured is a voting machine that was used in Bladensburg, Maryland in 2004. The Board of Elections sure have come a long way since then. You can even vote by mail. more »»

Valor Awards

November 3, 2014 BECKY NICHOLS felt Robert Tucker and Terry Wildman both linemen-C in Bellaire, deserved medals after they saved her from possible death in a violent thunderstorm, Aug. 30, 197. more »»

Whg. Pitts. Steel Tin Lines #1 and #2

November 1, 2014 YORKVILLE PLANT, Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel, Tin Corrugating Department #1 and #2 Tin Lines. Left to right: Ron Braley, Ed Davis, Virginia Metz, Stan Burlenski. more »»

A Ghostly Pair

October 31, 2014 A GHOSTLY pair show off their costumes and smiles at Bellaire’s first city-wide Halloween party in 1995. more »»

Cody LaRoche

October 30, 2014 IT WOULD probably take more than the promise of candy and Pepsi to get this guy to dress up in Purple Rider gear today. more »»

Construction of Statue of Liberty

October 29, 2014 CONSTRUCTION OF the Statue of Liberty in 1884. more »»

Battle of Juarez - Pancho Villa

October 28, 2014 THE BATTLE of Juarez took place in Ciudad Juarez from May 8-11, 1911. Freeport resident Robert Henry Beck was a soldier for the US Army fighting in the conflict. more »»

Dinner at Fort Henry Club, Wheeling

October 27, 2014 A DINNER was held at the Fort Henry Club in Wheeling in 1932 to honor W. J. Cook on the 50th anniversary of his continuous service with the Wheeling Steel Corp. more »»



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