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The Steve Badgley Photo Collection

Adams Mill

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Adam's Mill overlooks the Shade River. The Keno Covered Bridge, destroyed in 1923, is in the rear of the photo.

Final Passenger Train

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Last passenger train pulling into Pomeroy, Ohio December 31st, 1949.

Last Street Car run in Meigs County Ohio

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The final days of a street car in Racine, Ohio.

Last Trolley to run in Racine Ohio.

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Here we see the attendant and the conductor posing with their trolley the last day it is run.

Letart Hillbillies Basketball Team

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The local basketball team of Letart. The Letart Hillbillies of 1958.

1888 Letart Falls Elementary School

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A photo taken from the old Letart Falls Elementary which became the community building.

Letart Falls in 1907

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A photo of some individuals being outside in 1907.

Letart Falls Elementary Minstrel

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Minstrel at Letart Falls Elementary with several children standing to be the center of the show.

Letart Falls Community Hall


The Community Hall which served those local to Letart Falls, Ohio.

Long Bottom School

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A side view of the Long Bottom School.

The Ferry Boat Lydia Cross

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The Ferry boat Lydia Cross which moved travelers between Racine, Ohio and Graham Station, West Virginia.

Majestic in Middleport Ohio.

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The showboat Majestic sits along the bank in Middleport, Ohio.

Meigs County Bookmobile Building

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The building housing the Meigs County Bookmobile off of Route 7.

Meigs County Infirmary

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The infirmary in Meigs offering care and working together.

Meigs County Courthouse

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The Meigs Courthouse before additions were incorporated into it's design.

The Meigs Theatre

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The front of the Meigs Theatre serving Meigs County patrons.

Tuppers Plains School

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Torn down in the 1950's, the Tuppers Plains School was across from what was once the Olive-Orange High School

Letart Falls Methodist Church

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The Methodist Church located in Letart Falls.

Lewis and Coe Clothing

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Mill Street in Middleport Ohio with a focus on Lewis an Coe Clothing.

The flood of Middleport in 1913.

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An elevated view of Middleport in 1913 during the flood.

Citizen's Bank Note


A photograph of the bank note from Citizen's Bank in Middleport, Ohio.

Middleport Fife and Drum Corp.

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The Middleport Fife and Drum Corp stands together for a photo.

Middleport Fire Department Crew

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The brave crew of Middleport Fire Department posing for a photo.

Middleport Livery and Fire Department

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A photo of Middleport. Pictured are the fire department and the livery stable.

Middleport Fire Department

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Two cars outside the Middleport Fire Department.

The Middleport T

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A photo businesses and buggies around the Middleport T.

Middleport Woolen Mill

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A group photo taken in front of the Middleport Woolen Mill.

Anitiquity Mill

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A picture of the mill in Antiquity, Ohio.

Minersville, Ohio early 20th Century.

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A photo of Minersville and railcards in the early 20th century.

Munn Brothers Store

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A photo of the Munn Brothers Store in Syracuse, Ohio. Pictured with 3 people and a bike!

The New York Clothing House

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The New York Clothing House stands on the corner in Pomeroy, Ohio.

Chester, Ohio

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An older view of Chester, Ohio

Early days of Harrisonville.

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Front St. of Harrisonville.

Middleport in the 1900's

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An elevated view of Middleport and the rail car in the early 1900s.

Portland, Ohio during the flood of 1884

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The great flood in Portland, Ohio in 1884.

The Racine High School and Church

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The church and school of Racine, Ohio stand tall next to teach other.

Racine Ohio in Winter.

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An elevated view of Racine, Ohio.

A photo of Rutland in the 1890's

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A photo of Rutland during Independence day in 1890.

A photo after the fire in Pomeroy, Ohio.

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The fire of 1884 destroyed 43 buildings in Pomeroy, Ohio.

Railroad Roundhouse in Pomeroy Ohio

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An elevated view of the railways in Pomeroy, Ohio.

Portland Band

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Portland, Ohio town band in 1890 stands together for a picture.

Morris Bowers

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A photo taken of the owner and head professor of the Tuppers Plains Seminary.

Racine, Ohio in early 1900's.

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A picture of North Main St in Racine, Ohio. Taken around 1900

River Ice in Racine, Ohio

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A group removing river ice from the railroad tracks after a flood.

Racine Postman

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Emmit Jewett on his Harley Davidson delivering mail.



A photo of a railcar and conductor in Pomeroy, Ohio.

Katie Stockdale

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The Katie Stockdale docked at Reedsville, Ohio in 1889.

John Stone, General Blacksmithing, Rutland, Ohio in 1908.

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Several people gather in and around the John Stone General Blacksmithing & Horse shoeing business in Rutland, Ohio in 1908.

A Hysell Family

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A picture of Adaline McBride, Dorothy Pearl, George William, and Charles R. Hysell in Pomeroy, Ohio around 1917.

The Hostottle/Hostetter House in Tuppers Plains, Ohio.

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A picture of some residents in front of the Hostottle/Hostetter House in Tuppers Plains, Ohio. It is said that General Morgan rested in the backā€¦