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What’s in a name? And ‘A stove by any other name…’

What’s in a name? And ‘A stove by any other name…’ The names have it! There are thousands of stove names for antique stoves, and even more models and sizes. I’ve heard there are 10.000 patented stove names. So, what’s in … Continue reading

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HOW I GREW TO LOVE TRAINS:

Memories of trains around the Reidsville Passenger Depot and the American Tobacco Factory. By Garfield Withers Continue reading

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Soldier’s Perspective of WWII Leads to Photography Career

By: Jean Bullins When Pete Comer was drafted into the Army at the age of 18, he could hardly imagine the life­‐long journey upon which he was embarking. This journey took him to places in the United States, to Europe, and back … Continue reading

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Cast-Iron Memories

By: Fletcher Dalton Francois Villon famously asked, “Where are the snows of yesterday?” To the greatest French writer in the 15th century, tha answer to this question was a philosophical matter. However, I have a question that is more practical; … Continue reading

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