Bob Graham Photo Collection
Group photo of unnamed residents in Racine, OH
Homes submerged in an unknown flood, Racine, OH
Photo of the front entrance of a church in Racine
Roberts & Cross Hardware store in Racine, showing store signage.
Baptist Church, Racine
Floyd Hoback, Lawrence Willdone, and dog in Racine during the 1937 flood. Racine Skiff & Boat Co. visible in background.
Flooded Hayman's Thrift Shop and other businesses in Racine
Flooding at gas station, Dunlop Tires, and Johnson's Motorola TVs
Flooded Businesses, Racine
Lallance Home in Syracuse. Explanation on back
Carleton College, Syracuse
1905 Syracuse Ball Team
Names on back:
"Top row: Artur Duckworth, Orville Slack, Dana Ables, Johnny Jones, Floyd Coslin, Amos Bohram.
Early colorized photo of Water St. in Syracuse, OH
Presbyterian Church, Syracuse
Early colorized photo of the Carleton College in Syracuse
Wilbur Sauvage, Peacock Coal Co., Tipple at Mine 16
Peacock Coal Co. Mine 16 - Engine Room and Bathhouse
Explanation on back.
Flooded homes in Syracuse
Flooded homes in Syracuse
Great Bend in the Ohio River
A photo of the Syracuse Grade School which was decommissioned as a school in 2002 by Southern Local Schools. It was purchased by Robert Wingett, a…
Local home in Syracuse.
Text on photo reads: "Home of Cousin Addie R- Syracuse"
Syracuse Baseball Team. Date unknown.
Class of 1912 graduates, Syracuse, OH.
Class list on back:
"First Row-Left to Right- Clara Ables Rizer, Maude Cross Butterfield, Eugenia Ogden…
Ripley's Believe it or Not features Pomeroy, noted for its lack of cross streets. Population is 4,294!
Circus parade of camels in downtown Middleport
3rd Ward Fire Department around 1930. Changing from horses to trucks. Description on back.
Front L-R: Otho Tracy, Walter Hamm, Charles…
Episcopal Church on Main St.
Flood at corner of Court and Second Sts. Court Grill visible
Paddleboat "Bonanza" docked at the Pomeroy Levee
Riverboat "Reliable" passing downtown Pomeroy
View of the Pomeroy River Bend
Postcard of Court St. and the Meigs County Courthouse
Postcard of Main St. Pomeroy
Postcard of the Courthouse
Main St. with horses, buggies and streetcar.
Flood debris left at Main St. businesses
Pomeroy Bowling Lanes on Second St. History of lanes on back
White House Tavern established in 1904, just off Nye Ave. in Pomeroy
Unknown Flood photo. Could possibly be the lower end of the Pomeroy parking lot. (look at the right had corner for the corner stones of the lot.)
Photos oh Sugar Run School and children at recess, Pomeroy
River rising at Episcopal Church on Main St.
Group picture of Pomeroy Firemen, with description and names on back
Photo of unknown men in Pomeroy
View of the damage after a flood at Sugar Run. Bob Hennessey and Bob Roberts
Piggy-back ride through the flood waters
Photo taken from the middle of a frozen Ohio River
High water at Clark's Barber Shop and the Jewelers
Image of boat in Elberfeld's window during flood
Court St. Flooding. Green Lantern Tavern visible on right
Unknown Homes in Meigs County
The back of Sugar Run Mill, between Mulberry Ave. and Butternut Ave. Winter of 1939
Brick home in picture has a present (2019) address of 143 Butternut Avenue. It is believed this picture was taken from Lincoln Hill.
Pomeroy High School Band in parade
Local students carrying saxophones in front of Main St. Stark Drugs, Hartley & Bennett Shoes and Pomeroy Pastry Shop visible along right
Floats in a Pomeroy parade
Sugar Run Mill on Mulberry Ave. after a heavy snow
Pomeroy Farm Bureau Feed Store - Landmark
Meigs Co. Sherrif's Office and Jail on Second St.
Last Chance Bar, at the corner of Butternut and Mulberry Ave.
Water in Businesses on East Main St.
Meigs Theatre on East Main St.
Rock fall on Second St. at the Pomeroy Post Office
Civil War monument at Meigs County Court House
Flooding at Upper Pomeroy. A.W. Seebohm's Drugs, Gloeckner Meat Shop, J.A. Franz & Sons Groceries
Old picture of Hotel Remington and New York Clothing on Main St., formerly called Front St.
Western Union/Crow Bldg. and the Pomeroy Presbyterian Church (later converted to Meigs Theatre)
Snowy weather for homes on Union Ave.
The home pictured on the left side of the photo is located at the interection of Union Ave. and Mulberry Ave, Pomeory. The home in the center of the…
Meigs Theatre on East Main St., formerly the Pomeroy Presbyterian Church
Flooded home. Home is believed to be located on Union Avenue.
Quaker State Gas Station and flooded homes on Union Ave.
Carnegie Library on Second St., next to the Post Office. Cleanup after flood
"Corner of Union and Mulberry Aves. Nazarene Church and Last Chance Bar."
Flooded Home, Unknown Area
Flooded home on Mulberry Avenue. Present (2019) address of home in forefront is 201 Mulberry Avenue.
Downtown Pomeroy and the Mason WV landing
Hotel Martin with the first floor underwater
Meigs Co. Infimary on SR 143 northwest of Pomeroy
"The first Meigs Co. Infimary. Betzing, now Paul Hoffman farm"
Coal Mining company, south of Monkey Run, on the River
O'Brien Law, Green Lantern, Goessler Jewelry and Robert Peoples, Lawyer
Stark's Drugstore, Hotel Martin and New York Clothing
Stark's Drugstore on Main St.
A house on Pomeroy's Riverbank in the flood waters
Flood reaches Second St. Old Lutheran Church is on the right.
The Bowling Alley and a small hotel stay out of the water.
A deserted Lynn St. in the flood
Green Lantern Tavern on the right and Blue & Gray Restaurant on the left corner
Boats floating down Second St.
Old picture of Main St. with the houses on Lincoln Hill in the Background
Ewing's Grocery truck backed up to the Store in the flood
Ebersbach Building with flood water up to the second floor. Now the Eagles Building
Flooded Upper Pomeroy .
Sycamore St. under water.
Picture of a flooded Sugar Run Mill believed to be taken from around the intersection of Mulberry Avenue and Lasley Street.
Men viewing the flood water from the roof of a garage on Union Ave.
Elberfelds Cash Store. Poor Quality Photo
Moores Store and Shoe Repair
Pomeroy Chevrolet and Velvet Ice Cream on Main St.
Onlookers on the water's edge on Main St.
Local couple walking down Main St. Pomeroy
Entrance to unknown Coal Mine
Early photo of a drug store with an unreadable name, and locals
Photo of the flood water in Middleport at S. Third and Mill St.
Engine 449 on the tracks next to the parking lot on Main St.
"Rt. 7, North of Pomeroy, O. Beer joint - Killroy's, then Sundown, now Tall Timbers"
Jed Webster on Police Dept. scooter on Court St.
John Zerkle, mayor of Middleport, leading the Shriners in a parade. Hotel Martin, Ben Franklin's
Pomeroy's Roundhouse, west of Monkey Run.
Aerial view of Pomeroy in the Fall. Mulberry Ave., Mechanic Ave. and Butternut Ave.
Three boats rowing in the flood waters.
Ice and flood water on Main St. Ellis Clothing, Hartwell Miners, Elberfelds Carpets and Cloaks
Home Delivery of meat by a wagon pulled by a horse. C.F.Besserer Meat Market in Middleport
Former Pomeroy Post Office on Second St. in 1937 Flood
Ewing General Store wagon ready for a parade. 1910-1911. Description on back.
Old Catholic School is against the hill on Mulberry Ave.
Large home on Second St., next door to the Carnegie Library. A sign advertising PRINTING is visible.
Photo of the Excelsior Salt Works, established 186?. Last number is cut off.
Early photo of Pomeroy. Courthouse hadn't yet added the expanded sides.
Group of unknown uniformed men on Main St . J. A Franz Groceries and Liquors. F.W.Steinbauer.
Colorized photo of train tracks and homes along Front (Main) St.
Photo of Logan Mine carts and tracks
Unknown structure by the riverside, possibly coal mine-related
Group photo of the Hotchkiss Band
Collapsed building on Main St. Pomeroy, group cleaning up flood damage
Schwegman & Rodel Merchandise, on Kerrs Run. Later became the Bookmobile headquarters
Building of the Pomeroy-Mason Bridge which was completed in 1928
Elberfelds-Carpets "Sewed and Laid Free." Bichman's Jewelry.
Interior of Pomeroy National Bank.
Motion picture theatre on the riverbank at the end of Sycamore St. Washed away in the 1913 flood
Employees of Massar Bros. in front of the store with the delivery cart.
Aerial view of Main St. in Pomeroy
Interior and employees of an unknown Meigs Co. grocery store.
Photo of Pomeroy taken from Lincoln Hill. 1908-1910
Church, which is now Trinity Church.
Feb., 1940 - The River was frozen 11 inches thick. People were walking, skating and bicycling across.
Circa World War I. Residents and cart standing in front of the old telephone building. The caption reads "Soldiers in Charge"
Jacob B. Elberfeld II at the Second St. entrance to his store. His carpets are displayed. Newspaper article on back
Man leans on the Depot/Telegraph office as a crowd gathers to watch a parade.
Sternwheel with loaded coal barges going up the river
The "Bonanza" loading (or unloading) passengers at Pomeroy
Taking a ride on Main St. dressed in Sunday Best.
On Main St. Pomeroy. Owned by Roy Kaspar
1: A Circus Wagon with a brass band on the top travels down Main St.
2: Elephants in the Circus Parade headed down Main St.
Rock fall on the Darling House on Salt St. Family escapes injury.
City workers clearing the snow at the corner of Mechanic St. and Second St.
It is believed to be the 5th grade class of Sugar Run Elementary pictured with their teacher, Mr. Bob Roberts.
One known student: Tommy Smith, seated…
Photo of the Pomeroy Bend Bridge leading into Mason, WV
Series of photos of the Riverside Mill in Antiquity, OH
1. The Riverside Mill in Antiquity, Ohio
2. Lumber for sale on the riverfront at…
Unknown Structure, Riverfront (flat barge?)
Names of individuals in the photo:
Bottom row Left to Right:
Teacher Cora Balser, Eve Sayre, Betty Buck, Irene Ward, Betty Roberts, Mary Shain,…
Group photo of Riverside Mill employees
Possibly located at Riverside Mill
House was "The American Legion Hall. Where Dave Shain's house is. Early 1950's"
"Winters Groceries & Notions"
"Store and Mill - Antiquity. 1937 Flood"
"Hilda & Hob Adams in front of Winters Store & Post Office. Antiquity, Ohio"
"Antiquity- in front of Charlie Parsons - Big Don Stobart's barn floating next to road."
Helen Z. from Point Towing Co. passing Rt. 338 in Antiquity
"Riverside Mill is on the left. Community Lodge Hall and Standard Oil Co. on the right"
"Monroe & Esther Pickens Home. Rich & Bertha Wolfe in the background. Sold to Okie & Lila then to Robert & Darlene Graham in 1950's."
Court Street under flood water taken from a boat facing the Court House in Pomeroy Ohio. Signage includes: Reeds Drugs
Main Street Pomeroy under flood water from the Ohio River taken from a boat facing downstream towards Middleport, Ohio. Signage includes: Pomeroy…
Main Street Pomeroy under flood water from the Ohio River taken from a boat on Main Street. Signage includes: Ellis Clothing & Books, Elberfelds, &…
Towboats on the Ohio River, between The pomeroy Bend Bridge and downtown Pomeroy.
The towboat, "Orleanian" passing Pomeroy taken from the Pomeroy Bend Bridge.
Boat "Allied Chemical" passing Pomeroy, Ohio
Union Barge line "Eastern" passing Pomeroy, Ohio
Barge passing upper Pomeroy at the downriver side of Charter Oak Coal Company.
Boats on the Ohio River
Towboat and barges passing on the Pomeroy Bend Bridge during winter.
"B.F. Shearer" passing Pomeroy, just north of the Pomeroy Bend Bridge.
Government boat passing Pomeroy
Coal barge passing Pomeroy
"Mr. Criss - Pittsburgh, PA" approaching the bridge
"Richard Motle - Chicago, IL" approaching the bridge
Icy river closed to boats but people were able to walk across.
Barge passing Pomeroy
Main Street, Pomeroy, Ohio
Towboat passing under the bridge, on the Ohio River.
Barge passing Pomeroy, Ohio on the Ohio River.
Towboat passing the Pomeroy Bend Bridge (Pomeroy-Mason Bridge) on the Ohio River.
Towboat passing north of Pomeroy near Kerr's Run on the Ohio River.
Towboat passing down the Ohio River from Pomeroy, Ohio.
Passenger sternwheeler "Delta Queen" passing Pomeroy, Ohio on the Ohio River.
Sternwheeler passing Pomeroy on the Ohio River
Towboat passing Pomeroy south of the Pomeroy Bend Bridge (Pomeroy-Mason Bridge).
Main St Pomeroy (parking lot), Ohio Signage includes: Hotel Martin, Ben Franklin, & The City Loan.
Towboat passing Pomeroy, on the Ohio River
Towboat passing Pomeroy on the Ohio River.
Beacon Station at Nye Ave.
Aftermath of International Tractor Sales fire on Butternut Ave, Pomeroy, Ohio
The Daily Sentinel office on Court St.
Farmers Bank at the corner of Main St. and Butternut Ave.
Second St. entrance to Farmers Bank.
Emergency Squad Ambulance at 1st Ward Fire House
Construction of the Pomeroy Elementary School on Mulberry Ave.
Corner of Main & Court Streets, Pomeroy, Ohio. Signage includes: Green Lantern, Duke Cleaners, Whaley Dentist, Stifflers, & Davis Warner Insurance
Trinity Church on Second St. in Pomeroy, Ohio
Driving into Pomeroy next to the Ohio River.
Ice and fog along the Ohio River.
Entrance to the Pomeroy Mason bridge (Pomeroy Bend Bridge) on the way to Middleport.
Bill Clark, Durwood Cummins and Tracey Whaley and guitars
Photo of the road under the Pomeroy Bend Bridge (Pomeroy-Mason Bridge), taken from the top of the hill.
Photo of Ohio River and train, taken from the pedestrian walk on the Pomeroy Bend (Pomeroy-Mason) Bridge.
Paddle wheelers Atta Boy & Majestic docked at Pomeroy Levee
Old Ward #2 Fire House on Plum St. March 10, 2010
"Murial Roberts of Huntington WV. Arrested for Burglary. Taken at Meigs Co. Jail"
Main St. and parking lot in Pomeroy, Ohio with a train moving through.
Train leaving Pomeroy, Ohio.
Southern Rural School District Bus, parked in front of Pomeroy Motor Co. (local Chevrolet dealer, 1940 Chevrolet bus with Wayne body)
Pomeroy Bend (Pomeroy-Mason) Bridge from lower road.
Main St. Pomeroy, from the Ohio River
Photo of the river's bend in upper Pomeroy
"White House Tavern, 1904", New St., Pomeroy, Ohio
Branch, Fleming and Jobes coal tipple
Train tracks running into Pomeroy, Ohio
Boats with loaded barges on the river.
Driving from the Pomeroy Bend (Pomeroy-Mason) bridge towards Pomeroy
The old Beacon Station at the corner of Nye Ave. and Chester Rd (S.R. 7). Lorenzo Dew Davis and Emma Davis
The old Beacon Station at the corner of Nye Ave. and Chester Rd (S.R. 7). Lorenzo Dew Davis and Emma Davis
Peacock Coal Co. Loading coal onto horse-drawn carts
Beacon Station on Nye Ave, Pomeroy Ohio
Corner of Mill St & South Fourth St (Gilmore's)
Court Street viewed from main Street Pomeroy, Ohio. Signage includes "Goessler Jewelry".
Back of Photo explains the photo as: Howard Frank (Deputy), Ralph Barcus, Sheriff Bob Hartenbach, Prosecutor Bernerd Fultz, 2nd & 3rd Person Robbed a…
Prosecutor Bernerd Fultz with evidence at Sheriff's Office, from Langsville, Ohio robbery.
Train tracks & a Chesapeake & Ohio caboose in Pomeroy, Ohio, just south of Monkey Run.
View of Main Street Pomeroy Ohio, from the lower parking lot. Signage includes: "5¢ and 10¢ Store" & "Hotel Martin".
Pomeroy "Carnegie" Library on Second Street in Pomeroy, Ohio
Men working at the Excelsior Salt Works in Pomeroy, Ohio. The back of the photo just says Excelsior Salt Pomeroy, Ohio.
Steam engine #449 on the tracks beside Main Street in Pomeroy, Ohio.
Frank Ryther, Albert Werry, Paul Werry, John Werry, & Earl (Scrooge) Jenkins, standing on the flooded steps of the Meigs Theatre (possibly in 1948).…
Meigs Theatre in Pomeroy, Ohio
Court Street Pomeroy, Ohio as viewed from the Court House. Signage includes: "Goessler Jewelry" & "Farmers Bank & Savings Co.".
The Meigs Theatre in Pomeroy, Ohio after years of neglect.
The Meigs Theatre in Pomeroy, Ohio
Meigs Red Cross War Relief Fund Drive Posterboard, mounted on the Meigs Co. Court House with unknown woman
Excelsior Salt Works warehouse in Pomeroy, Ohio
Excelsior Salt Works Inc. founded in 1860, Main Street façade, Pomeroy, Ohio.
Pomeroy Cement Block Co. in Pomeroy, Ohio
Excelsior Salt Works in Pomeroy, Ohio. Signage: Ohio River Salt Red Hog Brand. Stock Feeding, Meat Curing, Water Softening.
A truck at the Excelsior Salt Works being loaded by a forklift.
The Meigs Theatre marquee with coming attractions.
Meigs Theatre from Main Street Pomeroy, Ohio
Pomeroy High and Jr. High Schools on Main Street, Pomeroy, Ohio, viewed from Mason WV.
1954 Chevrolet Bel Air Convertible in front of Karr & VanZandt Motor Sales. In the car are: Margaret Follrod - driver, Hortense (Horty) Jobb - front…
1954 Cadillac Series 62 convertible in front of Karr & VanZandt Motor Sales. In car: Bill Childs - driver, Bill Atkins - middle front, George Meinhart…
Parade float on Main Street, Pomeroy, Ohio.
Rock fall into parking area & sorting area of Pomeroy Post Office .
Rock fall damage to inside of sorting area of Pomeroy Post Office.
Joe Struble sorts mail amongst the damage caused by a rockfall on December 2, 1971, to the Pomeroy Post Office.
Pomeroy Basketball team: from left….. Unknown, Jack Selig, Roland Daniels, John Davis, George Dallas, Ed Young, Bob Banitz, John Werry, Bill Yochum,…
Steam engine #505 and 2 unknown men.
Boat going upriver past the Old Charter Oak Tipple in Pomeroy, Ohio.
Boat going downriver past the Old Charter Oak Tipple in Pomeroy, Ohio.
Fuel storage tanks at Landmark in Pomeroy, Ohio
Main Street viewed from the lower parking lot in Pomeroy, Ohio (appears to be a colorized photo).
Unknown men in Kroger parking lot in Pomeroy, Ohio
Christmas advertisement showing Pomeroy-Mason Bridge and Santa and reindeer flying above.
Pomeroy Bend Bridge Toll house in Mason, WV.
2nd Ward Fire Co. with firetruck and firemen.
Standard Oil Co. station on Main Street and Spring Ave in Pomeroy Ohio. Central School seen I the background.
Pomeroy Bend Bridge Toll house in Mason, WV. The toll house as closed after the bridge was paid for.
Pomeroy Bend Bridge (Pomeroy Mason Bridge) as seen from the Pomeroy side of the bridge. The new Bridge Of Honor can be seen under construction, in the…
Pomeroy Bend Bridge as seen from above in a colorized image.
Pomeroy Bend Bridge (Pomeroy Mason Bridge) as seen from above the Pomeroy Ohio on ramp. The Toll House can be seen in the background .
Crow's Steak House (Crow's Family Restaurant) was started in 1957, by Thomas Crow, D.D.S. and his two sons, Robert H. and Thomas D. Crow. The facility…
The sternwheelers, Attaboy & Majestic, moored on the Ohio River, at Pomeroy, Ohio.
The sternwheeler, Fairplay, of the Campbell Transportation Company, pushing barges down the Ohio River.
The sternwheeler, John W. Hubbard, pushing barges down the Ohio River past Minersville, Ohio .
Sugar Run in Pomeroy, Ohio, under Ohio River flood waters. Sugar Run School can be seen in the background.
Meigs Theatre in Pomeroy Ohio
The Old Slope tipple In Syracuse, Ohio
The 1st Maytag Dealer in Pomeroy, Ohio located on the corner of Mechanic St and Main (as there is no junction of Mechanic St and Main St, this must be…
The 1st President of the Farmers Bank & Trust Company, W.F. Reed on the left in front of the bank on Court Street, in Pomeroy, Ohio.
Unknown Mill in Meigs County, Ohio
unknown festival in Rutland, Ohio
Antiquity School house during Ohio River flood.
The Parkette in Mason, WV Drive-In Curb Service
The "Great" Clifton fire
Pomeroy Ohio Riverfront during Sternwheeler Festival as seen from Mason, WV.
Racine School in Racine, Ohio
Local residents sitting in front of Little's Restaurant.
Text on back reads:
Local residents standing on a sidewalk.
Text on back reads:
Program of events, guests, officers, and menu from the 37th annual Rutland High School Reunion, dated May 28, 1966.
An unknown class of Rutland High School sitting in front of the school, group photo. Text on back reads "Group III #2"
Postcard showing an opening sale of the Five and Dime in Pomeroy.
Text on back reads:
Laura only weighs
North 2nd St and Rutland St. in Middleport in the January 1907 flood.
Pictured: Foreman & Abbott (Left, on corner) and Woolen Mill (right)
Postcard showing Middleport in the January 1907 flood, looking at Mill St. and N. 2nd St. Also visible are (L-R) Rathburn's Department Stores, C.…
Postcard showing unknown home under flood waters, date unknown
Postcard showing an unknown bridge over a stretch of what appears to be the Ohio River
Postcard showing a flooded Middleport, looking up 2nd St. toward the T. Foreman & Abbott visible on right.
A postcard of what is believed to be North Second Avenue in Middleport. Possibly around Coal Street.
Postcard showing unknown buildings in flood waters
Parade of World War One recruits, Date Unknown