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  • 22:25, 14 August 2022 Pwenner talk contribs created page File:Mayor Cummings Kaplons sale.jpg (A special downtown Summer Sale at Kaplon's was happening here. The well-dressed Mayor Jim Cummings showed up among the onlookers. (From the Myer Kaplon photo collection at the Brunswick Community Library; Frederick County Public Libraries) Category:Smoketown Parades and Celebrations)
  • 22:25, 14 August 2022 Pwenner talk contribs uploaded File:Mayor Cummings Kaplons sale.jpg (A special downtown Summer Sale at Kaplon's was happening here. The well-dressed Mayor Jim Cummings showed up among the onlookers. (From the Myer Kaplon photo collection at the Brunswick Community Library; Frederick County Public Libraries) Category:Smoketown Parades and Celebrations)
  • 22:21, 14 August 2022 Pwenner talk contribs created page File:Vacation Bible School First Baptist.jpg (Vacation Bible School at the First Baptist Church in Brunswick. Summer of 1964. Most of these kids were BHS Class of '77. Here's who have been identified: Front row: Larry Pentoney, ??, Andy Williams, Ron Morrison, Tommy Merriman Second Row: Doug Pearl, JoEllen Morsberger, Kathy Robinson Back row: ?, ?, Dot Robinson (Photo courtesy of Ron Morrison) Category:Smoketown Houses of Worship)
  • 22:21, 14 August 2022 Pwenner talk contribs uploaded File:Vacation Bible School First Baptist.jpg (Vacation Bible School at the First Baptist Church in Brunswick. Summer of 1964. Most of these kids were BHS Class of '77. Here's who have been identified: Front row: Larry Pentoney, ??, Andy Williams, Ron Morrison, Tommy Merriman Second Row: Doug Pearl, JoEllen Morsberger, Kathy Robinson Back row: ?, ?, Dot Robinson (Photo courtesy of Ron Morrison) Category:Smoketown Houses of Worship)
  • 22:19, 14 August 2022 Pwenner talk contribs created page File:Myers Twins & Kim.JPG (The Myers kids pose on their grandfather's Dodge outside Mary and Oliver Myers' home on East A Street in the early 1950s. Kim sitting on the hood. Twins Kris and Kathy flank Kim on the bumper. (Photo courtesy of Kim Myers) Category:Smoketown Kids)
  • 22:19, 14 August 2022 Pwenner talk contribs uploaded File:Myers Twins & Kim.JPG (The Myers kids pose on their grandfather's Dodge outside Mary and Oliver Myers' home on East A Street in the early 1950s. Kim sitting on the hood. Twins Kris and Kathy flank Kim on the bumper. (Photo courtesy of Kim Myers) Category:Smoketown Kids)
  • 22:14, 14 August 2022 Pwenner talk contribs created page File:Amos Haller KoP.jpg (Amos Haller (1959-1930) shown in his Knights of Pythias regalia sometime around the turn of the 20th Century. Note his name on the sword. The Brunswick Knights of Pythias Lodge 122 was founded on October 24, 1892. We believe the lodges were located at 1 N. Virginia Avenue and on I Street at different times. According to records, the organization was active in Brunswick as late as 1944. (Photo courtesy of Dawn Haller) Category:Smoketown Organizations)
  • 22:14, 14 August 2022 Pwenner talk contribs uploaded File:Amos Haller KoP.jpg (Amos Haller (1959-1930) shown in his Knights of Pythias regalia sometime around the turn of the 20th Century. Note his name on the sword. The Brunswick Knights of Pythias Lodge 122 was founded on October 24, 1892. We believe the lodges were located at 1 N. Virginia Avenue and on I Street at different times. According to records, the organization was active in Brunswick as late as 1944. (Photo courtesy of Dawn Haller) Category:Smoketown Organizations)
  • 21:55, 14 August 2022 Pwenner talk contribs created page File:Wenner Reunion 1930s.jpeg (A Wenner family gathering circa 1938. This may have been taken at Braddock Heights. (L-R) William B. Wenner, Victor Wingate, CM (Mac) Wenner, Jr., Mac's wife Evelyn Wingate Wenner, Mrs. Wingate, Charlie Oliver, his wife Margaret Wenner Oliver, Richmond (Dick) Wenner, William W. (Billy) Wenner, Edna Garrott Wenner, Garrott Hayes, Edith Garrott, E. Virginia (Patty) Wenner, Edith Wenner Van Pelt, Mark Van Pelt, ? , Gertrude Garrott W.B. Wenner operated the family farm on N. Maple Avenue and th...)
  • 21:55, 14 August 2022 Pwenner talk contribs uploaded File:Wenner Reunion 1930s.jpeg (A Wenner family gathering circa 1938. This may have been taken at Braddock Heights. (L-R) William B. Wenner, Victor Wingate, CM (Mac) Wenner, Jr., Mac's wife Evelyn Wingate Wenner, Mrs. Wingate, Charlie Oliver, his wife Margaret Wenner Oliver, Richmond (Dick) Wenner, William W. (Billy) Wenner, Edna Garrott Wenner, Garrott Hayes, Edith Garrott, E. Virginia (Patty) Wenner, Edith Wenner Van Pelt, Mark Van Pelt, ? , Gertrude Garrott W.B. Wenner operated the family farm on N. Maple Avenue and th...)
  • 19:57, 14 August 2022 Pwenner talk contribs created page File:Swank & George.jpg (Early Brunswick advertisement for Swank & George Hardware in the old town "Between the Tracks". Salt, coal and fish were an interesting combination of goods among the many sold in this store. It was located at the foot of S. Virginia Avenue on the west side of the street. The partners eventually parted and opened their own hardware stores on W. Potomac Street two blocks apart. (Courtesy of City of Brunswick, Maryland History Commission) Category:Smoketown Advertising)
  • 19:57, 14 August 2022 Pwenner talk contribs uploaded File:Swank & George.jpg (Early Brunswick advertisement for Swank & George Hardware in the old town "Between the Tracks". Salt, coal and fish were an interesting combination of goods among the many sold in this store. It was located at the foot of S. Virginia Avenue on the west side of the street. The partners eventually parted and opened their own hardware stores on W. Potomac Street two blocks apart. (Courtesy of City of Brunswick, Maryland History Commission) Category:Smoketown Advertising)
  • 19:56, 14 August 2022 Pwenner talk contribs created page File:Victor Kaplon ad 1890s.jpg (1890s era ad for Victor Kaplon & Bro. when their first store was located in the old Opera House building on the south side of the present westbound railroad route in the old town “Between the Tracks”. Victor Kaplon opened his first store in 1889 with his brother Abraham, who also ran a general store in Harpers Ferry. The Brunswick store was headquarters for the family business, including the Harpers Ferry operation. (Courtesy of City of Brunswick, Maryland History Commission) [[Category:Sm...)
  • 19:56, 14 August 2022 Pwenner talk contribs uploaded File:Victor Kaplon ad 1890s.jpg (1890s era ad for Victor Kaplon & Bro. when their first store was located in the old Opera House building on the south side of the present westbound railroad route in the old town “Between the Tracks”. Victor Kaplon opened his first store in 1889 with his brother Abraham, who also ran a general store in Harpers Ferry. The Brunswick store was headquarters for the family business, including the Harpers Ferry operation. (Courtesy of City of Brunswick, Maryland History Commission) [[Category:Sm...)
  • 19:54, 14 August 2022 Pwenner talk contribs created page File:Girl in the Rain Kaplon's.jpeg (A photo of a smartly-dressed, unidentified young girl standing in front of Kaplon's on a rainy day way back when? (From the Myer Kaplon photo collection at the Brunswick Community Library; Frederick County Public Libraries) Category:Smoketown Kids)
  • 19:54, 14 August 2022 Pwenner talk contribs uploaded File:Girl in the Rain Kaplon's.jpeg (A photo of a smartly-dressed, unidentified young girl standing in front of Kaplon's on a rainy day way back when? (From the Myer Kaplon photo collection at the Brunswick Community Library; Frederick County Public Libraries) Category:Smoketown Kids)
  • 19:52, 14 August 2022 Pwenner talk contribs created page File:Ada Belle Stewart.jpg (Ada Belle (Arnett) Stewart posing when she worked as a volunteer in Brunswick during the Spanish Flu epidemic 1918. (Photo courtesy of Mark Stewart) Category:Smoketown Beginnings)
  • 19:52, 14 August 2022 Pwenner talk contribs uploaded File:Ada Belle Stewart.jpg (Ada Belle (Arnett) Stewart posing when she worked as a volunteer in Brunswick during the Spanish Flu epidemic 1918. (Photo courtesy of Mark Stewart) Category:Smoketown Beginnings)
  • 19:50, 14 August 2022 Pwenner talk contribs created page File:East End 1970s.JPG (An aerial view of the east side of Brunswick over East Potomac Street and up the hill. This is believed to have been taken around 1975. Plenty of landmarks gone--YMCA, Werntz Store, Cage's Garage, Moler's Market, the roundhouse--or still there today--Synagogue, Police Headquarters, Bethany Lutheran Church, St. Francis Roman Catholic Church, Grace Episcopal Church. Keith Yanky wrote: "I bought this photo from a gentleman who was visiting the roundhouse while I was working as a hostler." (Pho...)
  • 19:50, 14 August 2022 Pwenner talk contribs uploaded File:East End 1970s.JPG (An aerial view of the east side of Brunswick over East Potomac Street and up the hill. This is believed to have been taken around 1975. Plenty of landmarks gone--YMCA, Werntz Store, Cage's Garage, Moler's Market, the roundhouse--or still there today--Synagogue, Police Headquarters, Bethany Lutheran Church, St. Francis Roman Catholic Church, Grace Episcopal Church. Keith Yanky wrote: "I bought this photo from a gentleman who was visiting the roundhouse while I was working as a hostler." (Pho...)
  • 19:45, 14 August 2022 Pwenner talk contribs created page File:Moss Family Diamond Jubilee.JPG (The Moss family poses outside their home on N. Delaware Avenue to celebrate Brunswick's Diamond Jubilee celebration in September, 1965. From left to right are Linda, Dorothy, Eddie and Lenwood. According to Donna Poffinberger: "It was quite the celebration. Well organized and acts choreographed." (Photo courtesy of Linda Moss) Category:Smoketown Parades and Celebrations)
  • 19:45, 14 August 2022 Pwenner talk contribs uploaded File:Moss Family Diamond Jubilee.JPG (The Moss family poses outside their home on N. Delaware Avenue to celebrate Brunswick's Diamond Jubilee celebration in September, 1965. From left to right are Linda, Dorothy, Eddie and Lenwood. According to Donna Poffinberger: "It was quite the celebration. Well organized and acts choreographed." (Photo courtesy of Linda Moss) Category:Smoketown Parades and Celebrations)
  • 19:39, 14 August 2022 Pwenner talk contribs created page File:Darr-Cole 1964.JPG (Evelyn Webber Darr and Sam Cole in an October 1964 photo. Mrs. Darr began as a cashier and worked her way up to Acting General Manager before her retirement in the 1980s. Mr. Cole was General Secretary and ran the Y after his longtime predecessor Marvin Younkins passed away. (Photo courtesy of James Robert Castle) Category:Smoketown B&O YMCA)
  • 19:39, 14 August 2022 Pwenner talk contribs uploaded File:Darr-Cole 1964.JPG (Evelyn Webber Darr and Sam Cole in an October 1964 photo. Mrs. Darr began as a cashier and worked her way up to Acting General Manager before her retirement in the 1980s. Mr. Cole was General Secretary and ran the Y after his longtime predecessor Marvin Younkins passed away. (Photo courtesy of James Robert Castle) Category:Smoketown B&O YMCA)
  • 19:36, 14 August 2022 Pwenner talk contribs created page File:Westbound Station Yellow & Blue.jpg (Before and after makeover of the Brunswick Westbound station in the late 1970s/early '80s. The change to blue was to conform with Chessie System colors of the time. Note that "Kehne Eyes" Commuter Lounge didn't change. (Photos courtesy of Norm Cornelius) Category:Smoketown Railroad)
  • 19:36, 14 August 2022 Pwenner talk contribs uploaded File:Westbound Station Yellow & Blue.jpg (Before and after makeover of the Brunswick Westbound station in the late 1970s/early '80s. The change to blue was to conform with Chessie System colors of the time. Note that "Kehne Eyes" Commuter Lounge didn't change. (Photos courtesy of Norm Cornelius) Category:Smoketown Railroad)
  • 19:33, 14 August 2022 Pwenner talk contribs created page File:Pete Cheney (2).jpg (Pete Chaney poses for the camera sometime in the 1970s. He operated a garage on 9th Avenue for years on New York Hill. It appears this this picture was taken on New York Hill where Mr. Cheney operated his garage. (From the Myer Kaplon photo collection at the Brunswick Community Library; Frederick County Public Libraries) Category:Smoketown People)
  • 19:33, 14 August 2022 Pwenner talk contribs uploaded File:Pete Cheney (2).jpg (Pete Chaney poses for the camera sometime in the 1970s. He operated a garage on 9th Avenue for years on New York Hill. It appears this this picture was taken on New York Hill where Mr. Cheney operated his garage. (From the Myer Kaplon photo collection at the Brunswick Community Library; Frederick County Public Libraries) Category:Smoketown People)
  • 19:22, 14 August 2022 Pwenner talk contribs created page File:YMCA '70s.jpg (The B&O YMCA in its final days in the late 1970s. Note the Rotary Club emblem under the Coca-Cola sign. (From the Myer Kaplon photo collection at the Brunswick Community Library; Frederick County Public Libraries) Category:Smoketown B&O YMCA)
  • 19:22, 14 August 2022 Pwenner talk contribs uploaded File:YMCA '70s.jpg (The B&O YMCA in its final days in the late 1970s. Note the Rotary Club emblem under the Coca-Cola sign. (From the Myer Kaplon photo collection at the Brunswick Community Library; Frederick County Public Libraries) Category:Smoketown B&O YMCA)
  • 19:21, 14 August 2022 Pwenner talk contribs created page File:Car Yard office.jpg (This 1970s photo shows the offices of the eastbound Car Yard, First floor likely housed operations offices led by Dick Mullen. Tower or 2nd floor was a part of the hump operation where they could oversee the process of making up a train. (From the Myer Kaplon photo collection at the Brunswick Community Library; Frederick County Public Libraries) Category:Smoketown Railroad)
  • 19:21, 14 August 2022 Pwenner talk contribs uploaded File:Car Yard office.jpg (This 1970s photo shows the offices of the eastbound Car Yard, First floor likely housed operations offices led by Dick Mullen. Tower or 2nd floor was a part of the hump operation where they could oversee the process of making up a train. (From the Myer Kaplon photo collection at the Brunswick Community Library; Frederick County Public Libraries) Category:Smoketown Railroad)
  • 19:19, 14 August 2022 Pwenner talk contribs created page File:Souder & Chick Hat.jpeg (Many will remember seeing this hat on Charlie Stocks when he came to your house to deliver the milk for Souder & Chick. Note what appears to be an American Legion Auxiliary hat on the left, which belonged to Bowie George. Mrs. George served n the Army and was actually a member of the American Legion. (Photo courtesy of Randy George) Category:Smoketown Advertising)
  • 19:19, 14 August 2022 Pwenner talk contribs uploaded File:Souder & Chick Hat.jpeg (Many will remember seeing this hat on Charlie Stocks when he came to your house to deliver the milk for Souder & Chick. Note what appears to be an American Legion Auxiliary hat on the left, which belonged to Bowie George. Mrs. George served n the Army and was actually a member of the American Legion. (Photo courtesy of Randy George) Category:Smoketown Advertising)
  • 19:17, 14 August 2022 Pwenner talk contribs created page File:Haley-sterling.jpg (Myer Kaplon photo of Kathy Haley and Debbie Sterling, circa 1973. This appears to have been taken at the bottom of S. Maryland Avenue. (Photo courtesy of Katherine Haley Rudeseal) Category:Smoketown Kids)
  • 19:17, 14 August 2022 Pwenner talk contribs uploaded File:Haley-sterling.jpg (Myer Kaplon photo of Kathy Haley and Debbie Sterling, circa 1973. This appears to have been taken at the bottom of S. Maryland Avenue. (Photo courtesy of Katherine Haley Rudeseal) Category:Smoketown Kids)
  • 19:16, 14 August 2022 Pwenner talk contribs created page File:Burkittsville Carnival (2).png (Sam Crone on the left, Bob Huffer (standing at the Coke machine), Richard Geisler and Paul Smith at a Burkittsville Ruritan carnival in the 1960s. The carnivals have long been held on the grounds of the Ruritan Hall, which was once home to Burkittsville Elementary School. Looking at Mr. Crone, you'll note his nail apron, which Ingalls Lumber in Middletown always donated those carnivals. (Photo courtesy of South Mountain Heritage Society) Category:Smoketown Parades and Celebrations)
  • 19:16, 14 August 2022 Pwenner talk contribs uploaded File:Burkittsville Carnival (2).png (Sam Crone on the left, Bob Huffer (standing at the Coke machine), Richard Geisler and Paul Smith at a Burkittsville Ruritan carnival in the 1960s. The carnivals have long been held on the grounds of the Ruritan Hall, which was once home to Burkittsville Elementary School. Looking at Mr. Crone, you'll note his nail apron, which Ingalls Lumber in Middletown always donated those carnivals. (Photo courtesy of South Mountain Heritage Society) Category:Smoketown Parades and Celebrations)
  • 19:14, 14 August 2022 Pwenner talk contribs created page File:Burkittsville Carnival1.jpg (This photo caption of a 1960s-era Burkittsville Ruritan Carnival read "the Dime Pitch -- Mr. Smith." According to Cheryl Beachley Varkalis: "Loved dime & nickel pitch. Won a lot of glassware for my hope chest & then my 1st apartment in Jefferson. My Dad Emmett worked at those games in the 70s. He got tired of picking up coins so he built a table with a wire top & slanted bottom for the coins to roll down." (Photo courtesy of South Mountain Heritage Society) [[Category:Smoketown Parades an...)
  • 19:14, 14 August 2022 Pwenner talk contribs uploaded File:Burkittsville Carnival1.jpg (This photo caption of a 1960s-era Burkittsville Ruritan Carnival read "the Dime Pitch -- Mr. Smith." According to Cheryl Beachley Varkalis: "Loved dime & nickel pitch. Won a lot of glassware for my hope chest & then my 1st apartment in Jefferson. My Dad Emmett worked at those games in the 70s. He got tired of picking up coins so he built a table with a wire top & slanted bottom for the coins to roll down." (Photo courtesy of South Mountain Heritage Society) [[Category:Smoketown Parades an...)
  • 19:11, 14 August 2022 Pwenner talk contribs created page File:Anne-Lynn Gross.jpg (Brunswick's "singing auctioneer" Anne-Lynn Gross held up one of many historic items that she auctioned off at the old Gross Brothers' store on S. Maryland Avenue next to the railroad tracks. According to the photo caption from The Brunswick Citizen, September 24, 1987, the auction was "one of the many events being held this busy weekend." It also posed the question "will she blow the horn she is holding to start the event." (Courtesy of the City of Brunswick, Maryland History Commission) [...)
  • 19:11, 14 August 2022 Pwenner talk contribs uploaded File:Anne-Lynn Gross.jpg (Brunswick's "singing auctioneer" Anne-Lynn Gross held up one of many historic items that she auctioned off at the old Gross Brothers' store on S. Maryland Avenue next to the railroad tracks. According to the photo caption from The Brunswick Citizen, September 24, 1987, the auction was "one of the many events being held this busy weekend." It also posed the question "will she blow the horn she is holding to start the event." (Courtesy of the City of Brunswick, Maryland History Commission) [...)
  • 17:54, 10 July 2022 Pwenner talk contribs created page File:Original Y.jpeg (Old postcard of the original B&O YMCA on E. Potomac Street. Postmark is May, 1908. Bonus points for identifying the recipient's name. The first "Y" was opened along with the hospital on April 5, 1907. It measured 90 by 45 feet and cost $16,000. According to Reuben Moss, this version had 46 dorms and was expanded in the mid-1920s to have 76. The first officers were W.E. Shannon, Chairman; H.M. Jones, Treasurer; and Mr. McNeally, Secretary. Directors were Dr. Levin West, J.J. Haskett, T.A. Si...)
  • 17:54, 10 July 2022 Pwenner talk contribs uploaded File:Original Y.jpeg (Old postcard of the original B&O YMCA on E. Potomac Street. Postmark is May, 1908. Bonus points for identifying the recipient's name. The first "Y" was opened along with the hospital on April 5, 1907. It measured 90 by 45 feet and cost $16,000. According to Reuben Moss, this version had 46 dorms and was expanded in the mid-1920s to have 76. The first officers were W.E. Shannon, Chairman; H.M. Jones, Treasurer; and Mr. McNeally, Secretary. Directors were Dr. Levin West, J.J. Haskett, T.A. Si...)
  • 17:53, 10 July 2022 Pwenner talk contribs created page File:YMCA circa 1970s.JPG (Here essentially is what the expanded location looked like from the mid-1920s until the building was destroyed by fire in November, 1980 right before the annual Veterans Day Parade. This photo was likely taken sometime in the 1970s. The main entrance was obscured by the Christmas tree. Rotary Club entrance on the left. (Photo courtesy of the City of Brunswick, Maryland History Commission) Category:Smoketown B&O YMCA)
  • 17:53, 10 July 2022 Pwenner talk contribs uploaded File:YMCA circa 1970s.JPG (Here essentially is what the expanded location looked like from the mid-1920s until the building was destroyed by fire in November, 1980 right before the annual Veterans Day Parade. This photo was likely taken sometime in the 1970s. The main entrance was obscured by the Christmas tree. Rotary Club entrance on the left. (Photo courtesy of the City of Brunswick, Maryland History Commission) Category:Smoketown B&O YMCA)
  • 17:50, 10 July 2022 Pwenner talk contribs created page File:Westbound Station 1982.jpg (The historic westbound train station in Brunswick back in 1982. It was built in 1907 and was the last station in the CSX system staffed by a human ticket agent, Blair Harrington. The station was blue at the time. According to Norm Cornelius, the blue or bluish gray was a Chessie System color. The B&O Station, WB Tower & B&O YMCA carried the same B&O R.R. color.—cream with brown trim. (Photo by Blair Harrington courtesy of Laura Alcarese) Category:Smoketown Railroad)
  • 17:50, 10 July 2022 Pwenner talk contribs uploaded File:Westbound Station 1982.jpg (The historic westbound train station in Brunswick back in 1982. It was built in 1907 and was the last station in the CSX system staffed by a human ticket agent, Blair Harrington. The station was blue at the time. According to Norm Cornelius, the blue or bluish gray was a Chessie System color. The B&O Station, WB Tower & B&O YMCA carried the same B&O R.R. color.—cream with brown trim. (Photo by Blair Harrington courtesy of Laura Alcarese) Category:Smoketown Railroad)
  • 17:49, 10 July 2022 Pwenner talk contribs created page File:Ladies on the River WVA.jpeg (Some Brunswick ladies relaxing on the Potomac River in the 1930s. This was likely taken at the Mohler farm in Bakerton, W. VA. Brunswick folks often camped on Garland Mohler’s farm along the river in the '30s. Pictured here are Eleanor Wenner, Mary Jane Watson, and Eva Mohler Watson (all standing). These are the only ladies we can identify. (Photo courtesy of Ann Wenner Osteen) Category:Smoketown Potomac River and C&O Canal)
  • 17:49, 10 July 2022 Pwenner talk contribs uploaded File:Ladies on the River WVA.jpeg (Some Brunswick ladies relaxing on the Potomac River in the 1930s. This was likely taken at the Mohler farm in Bakerton, W. VA. Brunswick folks often camped on Garland Mohler’s farm along the river in the '30s. Pictured here are Eleanor Wenner, Mary Jane Watson, and Eva Mohler Watson (all standing). These are the only ladies we can identify. (Photo courtesy of Ann Wenner Osteen) Category:Smoketown Potomac River and C&O Canal)
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