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  1. Person & horse

    Snapshot Title: Person & horse
    Taken by: hank_a1

    Image: Monongahela PA From Two Postcards Postmarked 1909
    Image Owner: Dan T



    Description:

    Person & horse.



  2. post card two bridges

    Snapshot Title: post card two bridges
    Taken by: meidennis chen

    Image: Monongahela PA From Two Postcards Postmarked 1909
    Image Owner: Dan T



    Description:

    monongahela



  3. The Hotel Main

    Snapshot Title: The Hotel Main
    Taken by: Bill Huston

    Image: Monongahela PA From Two Postcards Postmarked 1909
    Image Owner: Dan T



    Description:

    at the intersection of Park Ave and Main St



  4. Another church

    Snapshot Title: Another church
    Taken by: Bill Huston

    Image: Monongahela PA From Two Postcards Postmarked 1909
    Image Owner: Dan T



    Description:

    Perhaps the Bethel A.M.E. Church



  5. Rain Barrel

    Snapshot Title: Rain Barrel
    Taken by: Bill Huston

    Image: Monongahela PA From Two Postcards Postmarked 1909
    Image Owner: Dan T



    Description:

    I think this is another rain barrel



  6. The ladder

    Snapshot Title: The ladder
    Taken by: Bill Huston

    Image: Monongahela PA From Two Postcards Postmarked 1909
    Image Owner: Dan T



    Description:

    Perhaps this is a ladder on its side?



  7. The gas lamp

    Snapshot Title: The gas lamp
    Taken by: Bill Huston

    Image: Monongahela PA From Two Postcards Postmarked 1909
    Image Owner: Dan T



    Description:

    I found the gas lamp.



  8. Laundry

    Snapshot Title: Laundry
    Taken by: jenkinsdjbuti

    Image: Monongahela PA From Two Postcards Postmarked 1909
    Image Owner: Dan T



    Description:

    White sheets on the line



  9. Person #3?

    Snapshot Title: Person #3?
    Taken by: Rich Henderson

    Image: Monongahela PA From Two Postcards Postmarked 1909
    Image Owner: Dan T



    Description:

    ..or am I imagining it?



  10. Oldest Brick Building in Monongahela

    Snapshot Title: Oldest Brick Building in Monongahela
    Taken by: Dan T

    Image: Monongahela PA From Two Postcards Postmarked 1909
    Image Owner: Dan T



    Description:

    The McGough Residence (oldest part built in 1802) was the oldest brick building in town until it was replaced by the architectural masterpiece known presently as the Monongahela Senior Center. For bet...



  11. Whiskey Point, City of Monongahela, PA

    Snapshot Title: Whiskey Point, City of Monongahela, PA
    Taken by: Dan T

    Image: Monongahela PA From Two Postcards Postmarked 1909
    Image Owner: Dan T



    Description:

    See here for image of the historical marker:

    i40.tinypic.com/2ryoys9.jpg Will open in a new tab or window



  12. Whiskey Point

    Snapshot Title: Whiskey Point
    Taken by: mallspyder

    Image: Monongahela PA From Two Postcards Postmarked 1909
    Image Owner: Dan T



    Description:

    Whiskey Point - (or wherever the marina is now.)



  13. barge #2

    Snapshot Title: barge #2
    Taken by: mallspyder

    Image: Monongahela PA From Two Postcards Postmarked 1909
    Image Owner: Dan T



    Description:

    Another barge



  14. Squatty little pony ?

    Snapshot Title: Squatty little pony ?
    Taken by: jenkinsdjbuti

    Image: Monongahela PA From Two Postcards Postmarked 1909
    Image Owner: Dan T



    Description:

    Looks like a squatty little pony enjoying a snack in the shade.



  15. The barn

    Snapshot Title: The barn
    Taken by: Bill Huston

    Image: Monongahela PA From Two Postcards Postmarked 1909
    Image Owner: Dan T



    Description:

    Found the barn



  16. One of the horses or mules

    Snapshot Title: One of the horses or mules
    Taken by: Bill Huston

    Image: Monongahela PA From Two Postcards Postmarked 1909
    Image Owner: Dan T



    Description:

    Saddled up?



  17. Rain barrel

    Snapshot Title: Rain barrel
    Taken by: Bill Huston

    Image: Monongahela PA From Two Postcards Postmarked 1909
    Image Owner: Dan T



    Description:

    Appears to be a rain barrel with something covering it



  18. One more Outhouse

    Snapshot Title: One more Outhouse
    Taken by: Bill Huston

    Image: Monongahela PA From Two Postcards Postmarked 1909
    Image Owner: Dan T



    Description:

    Another outhouse



  19. Another outhouse

    Snapshot Title: Another outhouse
    Taken by: Bill Huston

    Image: Monongahela PA From Two Postcards Postmarked 1909
    Image Owner: Dan T



    Description:

    This looks like another outhouse



  20. Saltbox

    Snapshot Title: Saltbox
    Taken by: Dan T

    Image: Monongahela PA From Two Postcards Postmarked 1909
    Image Owner: Dan T



    Description:

    There's a saltbox.... um I think it's a saltbox. Although according to

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saltbox Will open in a new tab or window

    saltboxes seem to have two stories in the front with the roof sloping down to one story i...



  21. The second mine tipple

    Snapshot Title: The second mine tipple
    Taken by: Bill Huston

    Image: Monongahela PA From Two Postcards Postmarked 1909
    Image Owner: Dan T



    Description:

    This should be the Catsburg Mine Tipple



  22. These should be the Liggett Spring & Axle houses

    Snapshot Title: These should be the Liggett Spring & Axle houses
    Taken by: Bill Huston

    Image: Monongahela PA From Two Postcards Postmarked 1909
    Image Owner: Dan T



    Description:

    These 5 houses can be seen in this Penn Pilot photo tinyurl.com/yzcvzle Will open in a new tab or window from Oct 2, 1938



  23. The village of Axleton

    Snapshot Title: The village of Axleton
    Taken by: Bill Huston

    Image: Monongahela PA From Two Postcards Postmarked 1909
    Image Owner: Dan T



    Description:

    This village was located by Liggett Spring & Axle. I think it was named for it.
    Liggett Spring & Axle also owed the Tucker Mine, but I can't seem to locate its tipple.



  24. church #2

    Snapshot Title: church #2
    Taken by: mallspyder

    Image: Monongahela PA From Two Postcards Postmarked 1909
    Image Owner: Dan T



    Description:

    Presbyterian church?



  25. church #1

    Snapshot Title: church #1
    Taken by: mallspyder

    Image: Monongahela PA From Two Postcards Postmarked 1909
    Image Owner: Dan T



    Description:

    found the first church - no idea the name



  26. Gregg's warehouse

    Snapshot Title: Gregg's warehouse
    Taken by: mallspyder

    Image: Monongahela PA From Two Postcards Postmarked 1909
    Image Owner: Dan T



    Description:

    Woo hoo . . . found it



  27. is this the outhouse?

    Snapshot Title: is this the outhouse?
    Taken by: mallspyder

    Image: Monongahela PA From Two Postcards Postmarked 1909
    Image Owner: Dan T



    Description:

    outhouse?



  28. guy  #2

    Snapshot Title: guy #2
    Taken by: mallspyder

    Image: Monongahela PA From Two Postcards Postmarked 1909
    Image Owner: Dan T



    Description:

    Woo hoo



  29. is this the warehouse?

    Snapshot Title: is this the warehouse?
    Taken by: mallspyder

    Image: Monongahela PA From Two Postcards Postmarked 1909
    Image Owner: Dan T



    Description:

    the warehouse?



  30. Rail Cars

    Snapshot Title: Rail Cars
    Taken by: mallspyder

    Image: Monongahela PA From Two Postcards Postmarked 1909
    Image Owner: Dan T



    Description:

    found 'em!



  31. The river barge

    Snapshot Title: The river barge
    Taken by: Bill Huston

    Image: Monongahela PA From Two Postcards Postmarked 1909
    Image Owner: Dan T



    Description:

    Looks like this barge is being loaded with coal



  32. some guy #1

    Snapshot Title: some guy #1
    Taken by: mallspyder

    Image: Monongahela PA From Two Postcards Postmarked 1909
    Image Owner: Dan T



    Description:

    the first guy found



  33. Mine Tipple #1

    Snapshot Title: Mine Tipple #1
    Taken by: Bill Huston

    Image: Monongahela PA From Two Postcards Postmarked 1909
    Image Owner: Dan T



    Description:

    This should be the Mongah Mine Tipple.
    patheoldminer.rootsweb.ancestry.com/allmongah1.html Will open in a new tab or window



  34. River Hill

    Snapshot Title: River Hill
    Taken by: Bill Huston

    Image: Monongahela PA From Two Postcards Postmarked 1909
    Image Owner: Dan T



    Description:

    River Hill Road in Forward Township



  35. Pennsylvania Railroad Ellsworth Branch Bridge

    Snapshot Title: Pennsylvania Railroad Ellsworth Branch Bridge
    Taken by: Bill Huston

    Image: Monongahela PA From Two Postcards Postmarked 1909
    Image Owner: Dan T



    Description:

    The present day branch leads to mines up in the valley.



  36. The old Monongahela Bridge and the Pennsylvania Railroad bridge

    Snapshot Title: The old Monongahela Bridge and the Pennsylvania Railroad bridge
    Taken by: Bill Huston

    Image: Monongahela PA From Two Postcards Postmarked 1909
    Image Owner: Dan T



    Description:

    The old Monongahela bridge was replaced in 1988.



  37. Railroad Tower

    Snapshot Title: Railroad Tower
    Taken by: Bill Huston

    Image: Monongahela PA From Two Postcards Postmarked 1909
    Image Owner: Dan T



    Description:

    Also showing a semaphore signal



  38. Merging problem

    Snapshot Title: Merging problem
    Taken by: Dan T

    Image: Monongahela PA From Two Postcards Postmarked 1909
    Image Owner: Dan T



    Description:

    This is another example of the problem I had while merging the two postcards. This is the same building only is is mis-aligned. The original photographs were not taken from the same point making perfe...



  39. Bad Stitching

    Snapshot Title: Bad Stitching
    Taken by: Dan T

    Image: Monongahela PA From Two Postcards Postmarked 1909
    Image Owner: Dan T



    Description:

    Here you see where the two postcards were merged. The building and tree on the left are the same building and tree on the right. I could have made them overlap but it would have hidden some detail in ...



  40. Ghost 1909

    Snapshot Title: Ghost 1909
    Taken by: Raphael

    Image: Monongahela PA From Two Postcards Postmarked 1909
    Image Owner: Dan T



    Description:

    or Ghostbusters from Monongahela



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