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This is where father, David D. Brown, had his last mill.
Two men with the long pikes are "poling" logs in the log pond toward the jack ladder which takes the logs into the sawmill.
'Left to right: Charles W. Feeny, W. W. Burton(?), Marline E. Brown, boys, D. D. Brown, Marie Stevens. Calvin Stevens, and Mrs. Walter Stevens.'
In this photo: 'Milford Raney, Walter Stevens, several boys, D. D. Brown, Marie Stevens, Calvin Stevens, and Mrs. Walter Stevens.'In Robert Dickey's book, "Greyhound to Vegas" page 7A, several people in this image are identified as the Stout family.  Dickey explained in his caption that Hilda Stout is wearing a white pinafore, and she is surrounded by her parents and younger brother.
'Gray team raised at Brownstown, Pa. by D. D. Brown.'
'James A. Dodge, D. D. Brown,and Eugene Schock (standing on the back of the horses on wood pile.'
'This picture shows the family group of mostly sawmill men, part of whom lived with Mr. and Mrs. Martin L. Brown in the house shown and includes part of the office force and railroad crew. This group is made up as follows: Left to right: D. D. Brown(standing on the porch), Webb Helmick(standing next to D. D. B.), and Lester H. Sickler(engineer). Standing first on ground: Eugene Schock(sawyer), Charles W. Fenney(stenographer & bookkeeper), Overton(handy-boy from Towanda, Pa.), Eliza Brown(Mrs. M. L. Brown), Fred Brown( with axe, locomotive engineer), W. W. Burton(Boer War, Englishman from England), J. B. White(saw filler), M. L. Brown(mill and yard superintendent) and Sag(setter).'
This portrait was taken before he came to West Virginia.
' U. S. Geological survey marker with pole frame where they at one time had a flag. This was located on Kelly Mountain in what is now the Butt Farm. It was used as a pasture for the Brown and Hill injured horses. This picture was taken in 1906 when we took a Sunday walk to salt the horses. From left to right: George R. Hill, Overton, and D. D. Brown.'
'This is where D. D. Brown spent part of his first vacation after coming to West Virginia on March 1, 1905, working at Montes, W. Va. most of the time 12 to 18 hours per day.'
'The above picture is men loading lumber in the Thorndale, Pa., sawmill of David Dare Brown I which was the last operation he had. This is one of the places where M. M. Brown and D. D. Brown got their logging, saw mill, and selling experience.'
'The above is a picture of David Dare Brown I taken when he was somewhere around 30-40 years old as near as I can estimate. He started out by working on the Lehigh Canal helping build the locks and furnishing timbers for them and, then he built canal boats for several years coming down as far as Baltimore and going around thru the Erie Canal and then to New York City on the Hudson. During the winter he would build rafts of logs and put on top of them sawed rough lumber and take it down the Susquehanna River to either North Umberland, Pa., or Harrisburg, Pa., and some rafts went through to the Baltimore section. In 1880 he started continuous operations in the manufacture of lumber in Sullivan County, Pa.'
'D. D. Brown, picture taken in 1946 at the time of the American Legion H. W. Daniels Post No. 29 Annual Community Civic Merit Award for 1945. "In appreciation and recognition of his selfless service to his community, H. W. Daniels Post No. 29, The American Legion, associated civic groups presented this award to him for his indefatigable efforts in fostering the Elkins Flood Control Project and for his leadership in inspiring a unanimity of community spirit and cooperative action resulting in the consummation of that project and great community benefits and betterments." '
'Mr. Moore worked as Lumber Inspector for M. M. and D. D. Brown and then for D. D. Brown for 14 1/2 years or until his one good eye got where he could not see the defects and he had to give up inspecting. His was a friendship that lasted until the end. He used to ride around with me just for company when I visited the mills after he retired. A fine character was J. D.- D. D. Brown'
D. D. Brown is second from back in engine window in this photo.