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By The DuBois Area Historical Society

ahead of the 1870s, DuBois used to be a wooded area cost with just a handful of households dwelling within the zone. John DuBois replaced that once he settled within the region and created one of many biggest lumber industries within the nation. In below twenty years, a thriving city had sprung up. A devastating fireplace in 1888 destroyed the enterprise district; although, as companies similar to coal mining, iron ore, and sandstone endured to develop, the realm 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 similar 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 photos of occasions and those who left their mark at the zone, together with celebrities comparable to Thomas Edison, famous painter Richard Burfoot, and cowboy megastar of silent video clips Tom Mix.

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