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Glass Milk Bottles

October 14, 2014 GLASS MILK bottles rather than cardboard cartons were used by dairies several decades ago. Delivering milk in glass bottles (which is coming back to today) to the Youghiogheny & Ohio Coal Co. more »»

The Battle of Juarez

October 13, 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 »»

Army Buddies

October 11, 2014 THREE ARMY buddies getting ready to leave for the service are left to right: August Ruza, Harold Knight, both of Powhatan and Dwayne McVay from Big Run. more »»

Tree Lumberjacks

October 10, 2014 THESE LUMBERJACKS are checking out these trees after they have been cut. It is an evergreen, long-lived, monoecious tree living 1200-1800 years or more. more »»

Coal Hauling

October 9, 2014 COAL HAULING was a major business several decades ago, and taking a rest after delivering 1200 bushels of coal to the Bumgardner Fruit Farm in the St. Clairsville area in 1933 or 1934 are George M. more »»

Child Laborers 1880

October 8, 2014 CHILD LABORERS in 1880. Child labor was widespread in agriculture and in industry in U.S. economy up until the early twentieth century but largely disappeared by the 1930. more »»

St. Clairsville VFW

October 7, 2014 ST. CLAIRSVILLE VFW 5356, in 1981 or 1982, Art Austin, and Quartermaster, Shorty Wehr, raise the American Flag, at new location of Belmont County Home at Oakview. more »»

The No. 9 Schoolhouse

October 6, 2014 THE NO. 9 schoolhouse, which had been located along Ohio 8 and Ohio 800 between Barnesville and Interstate 70, was torn down in 1963. Coal company buildings later were on the site. more »»

The great Fire and Earthquake of 1906

October 4, 2014 THE GREAT San Francisco Fire and Earthquake of 1906. more »»

School Friends

October 3, 2014 THIS PHOTO was taken in Powhatan by the High School in 1945. Left to right: Carol Stottlemyer, Phyllis Hoyt, Le Nedia Procopio and Bernadine Ruble. more »»

Overlooking Railroad

October 2, 2014 NATIVE RAILROAD Overlook. A Native American overlooking the newly completed transcontinental railroad in 1868. more »»

Evener and Wingrove Children

October 1, 2014 ABOUT 1945, standing in front of the old railroad trestle in Powhatan are in front, Esther Evener, deceased; in back, Tommy Evener, Billy Wingrove and Lorna “Wingrove” Knight. more »»

Methodist Sunday School

September 30, 2014 THIS PICTURE was taken in the early 1930’s of the “Tom Thumb Wedding” by the “Primary Dept.” of the First Methodist Church, Third and Clay Streets, Martins Ferry. more »»

MACHU Discovery

September 29, 2014 MACHU DISCOVERY. The first photo following the discovery of Machu Pichu in 1912. more »»

An American indian graces Sign NAMC

September 27, 2014 AN AMERICAN Indian graces the sign of the North American Coal Corp. in Powhatan Point in the 1970’s. more »»

Standing on the old Railroad Trestle

September 26, 2014 STANDING ON the old railroad trestle in Powhatan, in 1941 are left to right: Lorna Wingrove Knight, Mary Lee “Tootie” Kenney, deceased; and Lola “Wingrove” Van Dyne of Beallsville. more »»

Pumpkin Queen

September 25, 2014 THE BARNESVILLE Pumpkin Festival is approaching quickly. Shown here is the 1998 Pumpkin Festival Queen Tonya (Schnegg) Trigg. more »»

Owners of General Store

September 24, 2014 THIS IS a photo original owners of a General Store called Popovich and Miller in New Lafferty and then they purchased Judge Kelley’s farm in 1927 which is the present day Miller Farm in... more »»

Old Mill Building

September 23, 2014 SHOWN IN 1970 is the Old Mill building which was the first brick building to be constructed in Powhatan Point. Built on First Street in the 1850’s by J. T. more »»

Walkers Fruit and Vegetable Stand

September 22, 2014 SHOWN IN this photo is the very first stand on the Walker’s Farm on Colerain Pike. This little stand of fruits and veggies turned into be on of the best home-made ice-cream shops in the Ohio Valley. more »»



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