I came across this photograph a while ago. Great details showing people at work. Anybody know who this is? Can anybody decipher the the last two lines on the back of the photograph? It's hard to believe this photo is 35 years old!
I've been doing some research about Liggett Spring and Axle Co. and will be making several posts over the next few days. (If you want to see all articles on this topic just click on the tag in right hand column.) Most people around here don't refer to the company as "Liggett Spring and Axle... Continue Reading →
Liggett Spring & Axle Company was located across the river from Monongahela PA in what is currently known as East Monongahela. (Previously known as Axleton and even earlier Carrollton.) At one time Liggetts was the largest spring and axle manufacturer in the United States. Evidently they made products other than springs and axles: Below is... Continue Reading →
Thought it might be fun to mimic the picture Fourth of July on Lake Austin (see previous post). I took this picture yesterday from the Monongahela Bridge: One problem I see is that the Monongahela River is at least twice as large as the body of water in the Austin photograph so the resulting image... Continue Reading →
Doesn't this picture remind you of the July 4th fireworks display at the Monongahela Aquatorium? Only ours is better. Just imagine what you'ld see if the photographer chose Monongahela as the subject and photographed the event from the bridge looking west. You would see the fireworks, horizon, and boats but you would also have the... Continue Reading →