By The DuBois Area Historical Society

ISBN-10: 0738537160

ISBN-13: 9780738537160

ahead of the 1870s, DuBois was once a wooded area cost with just a handful of households residing within the region. John DuBois replaced that once he settled within the sector and created one of many greatest lumber industries within the kingdom. In under twenty years, a thriving city had sprung up. A devastating fireplace in 1888 destroyed the enterprise district; even though, as companies corresponding to coal mining, iron ore, and sandstone persisted to develop, the world used to be rebuilt. With the growth of the railroad, surrounding cities started to enhance. via infrequent photos and early postcards, round DuBois offers glimpses of industries comparable to the lumbermill, the world coal mines, the stone quarry of Falls Creek, the Van Tassell Tannery, the Brewery, and the Buffalo, Rochester, and Pittsburgh Railroads. additionally integrated are photographs of occasions and those that left their mark at the sector, together with celebrities comparable to Thomas Edison, famous painter Richard Burfoot, and cowboy superstar of silent videos Tom Mix.

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