Wabash Railroad Construction 1903

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1903 Oil Well Derrick.jpg
Hopedale OH:  View of the Eastern approach to the Spellacy Tunnel. During the early 1900s, oil was discovered near Hopedale Ohio where oil derricks were built along the tracks, The Pittsburgh, Toledo, and Western Railroad Company, owned by the famous George J. Gould,  hired Brady Stewart to document the track and tunnel construction between Hopedale Ohio, and downtown Pittsburgh.