Back row: Dickie Rogers, Ira Brock, Max Chalfont (teacher), Janna Rogers, Goldie Brock, Joe Hirenbaugh; Front row: John Brewer, Kent Sine, Harry Husk, Wilder Rice, Robert Sine, Annie Laurie Sine, Ralph Husk, Hazeltone Sine, Delilah Sine, Myrtle Rogers. Photo labeled: Sara Scott
M & W Railway coming around the bend at Scotts Store in Blacksville, West Virginia. Lott Thomas building at left on bank. In distance is Smith Brocks barn and wash house. The smoke hides the Brock home. The bird house at the right is the back of the Thomas property. Photo labeled: Sara Scott
Rear view of the Worley Fort. The "Worleys" were considered the first settlers in Blacksville area, circa 1783. The building was three stories high. At one time had a barricade or stockade fence around it. Just before reaching the third floor, there was a fake floor about one and half feet high to slip children into in a prone position during periods of danger from Indian attacks.
Identified; far left-center, "Aunt" Mae Howard (in the buggy holding a baby); in the back of the wagon, standing sixth from right, Jessie Chaplin; Standing in the front-center of the wagon, Will Howard. Inscribed on the photograph, "The photograph was taken at the foot of the town hill in front of the old building built for the Baptist Church and upstairs Odd Fellow Lodge." Labeled on back: Sara Scott
Thomas Gornet Band, Blacksville, Monongalia County, W. Va.
Members identified, back row L to R: ? , Bert Johnson, ? , John Robert Martin, Harry Johnson, Tommy Burke, ___ Collins, Frank Wells, Bill Wells. Front row L to R: ? , Jeff Collins, Bill Morris, Clark Johnson, Lot Thomas, (little girl)Isabelle Thomas, Morris Clovis, Will Howard, Oz Wade. Young boy in front next to Lot Thomas is Ross Collins. Also inscribed on the back : "Lot Thomas furnished the uniforms for the band. Suits were red with gold braids. Mae Johnson Howard made Mr. Thomas' uniform The men took up a collection and presented it to Lot. Picture taken in front of Lot Thomas home. This home is now the Robert Ownen Funeral Home. At one time this band played for John Phillip Sousa." Labeled on back: "Sara Scott"