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Brown Collection Index 1885-1887

The Brown Collection of Photographs


Index 1885-1887
 

Photo# Year Description    
#41
1885 Fairgrounds. View Photo View Page
#42
1885 Old Steam Train. View Photo View Page
#43
1885 The side wheel packet "Chesapeake" which assisted in moving the State Capitol from Wheeling to Charleston. 1885 - The side wheel packet "Chesapeake" which assisted in moving the State Capitol from Wheeling to Charleston.">View Photo View Page
#44
1885 Wheeling Island from hill above Bridgeport, Ohio. View Photo View Page
#45
1885 The Island and the Suspension Bridge from the top of the hill. The row of buildings in the lower foreground were almost all stables or feed stores. View Photo View Page
#46
1885 Looking east on National Road. In the left foreground is Mount Calvary Cemetery. Wheeling Park stands in the distance to the left. View Photo View Page
#47
1885 Martin's Ferry and Benwood Ferry in a rainstorm on Market Street near 12th when horse cars were the principle public transportation. Notice the flagstone walks and muddy streets. This was Wheeling in 1885. View Photo View Page
#48
1886 Main Street, on a quiet afternoon. Taken from between 12th and 14th, looking north. View Photo View Page
#49
1886 The old water front at the foot of 12th Street. View Photo View Page
#50
1886 Frank Walters road house on the site of the present Vance Memorial Church. Bethany Pike shows in center of the picture and Woodlawn is to the left. View Photo View Page
#51
1886 A spring view of National Road at Mount Calvary, looking east showing Stamm House at the top of the hill. View Photo View Page
#52
1886 The Suspension Bridge from Virginia Street to the Island. View Photo View Page
#53
1886 View of Elm Grove from the hill above the poor house. The poor house is no longer standing. View Photo View Page
#54
1886 The S Bridge, Elm Grove looking west from point where present animal hospital stands. View Photo View Page
#55
1886 View from Echo Point looking east toward what is now Birch Lynn and Pleasant Valley. Seibert's pavillion shows on extreme left. View Photo View Page
#56
1886 Old Stone Bridge. View Photo View Page
#57
1887 The river front around 8th Street showing the old Wheeling water works that stood on the bank. View Photo View Page
#58
1887 Entrance to Wheeling Park. Note the stylish derby worn by the ticket seller. View Photo View Page
#59
1887 Water Works. View Photo View Page
#60
1887 Showboats came up the river in the spring and stopped at all the cities of any importance to give performances. View Photo View Page
#61
1887 Baseball game in progress in the old ball park on Wheeling Island. Lima, Ohio 7, Wheeling 1, at the end of the seventh inning, in the days when the umpire wore a derby. View Photo View Page

 

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