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By The DuBois Area Historical Society

sooner than the 1870s, DuBois was once a wooded area payment with just a handful of households residing within the region. John DuBois replaced that once he settled within the region and created one of many biggest lumber industries within the country. In lower than 20 years, a thriving city had sprung up. A devastating fireplace in 1888 destroyed the company district; in spite of the fact that, as companies equivalent to coal mining, iron ore, and sandstone endured to develop, the world was once rebuilt. With the growth of the railroad, surrounding cities started to increase. via infrequent images and early postcards, round DuBois presents glimpses of industries akin to the lumbermill, the realm coal mines, the stone quarry of Falls Creek, the Van Tassell Tannery, the Brewery, and the Buffalo, Rochester, and Pittsburgh Railroads. additionally integrated are pictures of occasions and those who left their mark at the zone, together with celebrities corresponding to Thomas Edison, famous painter Richard Burfoot, and cowboy big name of silent videos Tom Mix.

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