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Tunney Morgan Hunsaker , ( 9-1-1930--4-27-2005), was the Police Chief in Fayetteville,  WV

 

Tunney Morgan Hunsaker , ( 9-1-1930--4-27-2005), was the Police Chief in Fayetteville,  West Virginia in 1960 when Hunsaker was Cassius Clay's,  later ( Muhammed Ali's) first opponent in a  professional boxing bout.  He lost to Clay, but  they became good friend's, and stayed in touch over the years. Hunsaker also boxed inmates at Moundsville Penitentiary

 

West Virginia's U. S. Representative Ken Hechler shakes hands with President John F. Kennedy on the steps of the White House in  1962.

 

Candidate Hubert H. Humphrey and wife Muriel at a campaign stop in West Virginia mid 1960s

 

Cut Nails are produced at the LaBelle Works at Wheeling, W. Va.1926

 

Logger Posing with a Large Poplar Log Near the Holly River, Webster County 1908

 

Loggers Posing in Front of a Giant Tree Later Used in the Building of the Titanic. Near Curtin, Nicholas County, W. Va.
1890

 

The man standing in front is S.O. Meredith, The two boys are Theron and Oakley Meredith, S.O. built this from a steam thrasher. They were from Monroe Co. and later moved to Oak Hill sometime after S.O. died.

 

A Family on a 'Buda Car' along the Dry Fork between Bradshaw and War W.Va 

 

also hard to believe, given the technology and machinery of the day that during the 1930s, right through the 1950s, houses were picked up and then moved by riverboats all over the area. These were in many cases huge brick homes and businesses that needed to get out of the way of progress. Houses were moved from the Boulevard side of Charleston to the South Side for the Boulevard expansion.

 

Houses were moved from the Boulevard side of Charleston to the South Side for the Boulevard expansion.

 

Houses were moved from the Boulevard side of Charleston to the South Side for the Boulevard expansion.

 

Houses were moved from the Boulevard side of Charleston to the South Side for the Boulevard expansion.

 

Houses were moved from the Boulevard side of Charleston to the South Side for the Boulevard expansion.

 

Chadwick's Laundry Wagon, Chestnut Street, Morgantown, W. Va. 1900-1910

 

Around the Jukebox. Dance hall, Richwood, West Virginia, 1942.

 

1907 Flood-Pennsylvania Station, 11th & Water St. Wheeling, WV

 

Telegraph Operator Andrew Rush on Velocipede at Prince, W. Va. Date 1916. This strange looking piece of equipment, known as a velocipede, was an important tool for railroad track inspectors.

 

Velocipede at Prince, W. Va. Date 1916

 

The jewelry store of John Russ, in Spencer, date unknown

 

Horses Pulling Rail Cars Loaded with Logs, Webster County, W. Va. 1910

 

1900-1920 - Pottery workers of Bowers Pottery at their work stations. The Bowers Pottery is formerly Homewood Pottery Company, Mannington, (Marion County) W.Va 

 

Dinky Engine at Acme Limestone Company, Fort Spring, Greenbrier County W. Va 1912.

 

Parkview is a community and populated place located in Ohio County, W.Va. New school bus 1920's purchased through ' Compton Auto Sales' a Ford dealer in Grafton, W.va.

 

 

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