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WHITE SULPHUR STATION

The station at White Sulphur was established for the convenience of the Hart Spring's resort located in Concord Township and the citizens of the area including Millville. The station is established at the west end of the iron bridge, over the Scioto River, about five miles west from Delaware and two east from Ostrander. It takes its name from the Sulphur Springs at the " Home," and consists of only a few houses and a grain warehouse. (1)

A post office established on June 25, 1858 as Harts Springs Post Office.  The name was changed to White Sulphur Post Office on July 15, 1858.  B.H. Willis recloates to Delaware County in the vicinity of White Sulphur abt. 1840.  He would later become an agent for the railroad and the Postmaster while continuing to farm. (1)  The post office was discontinued on June 29, 1918. (4)


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White Sulphur Station.jpg (249491 bytes) Looking West to White Sulphur Station.jpg (262073 bytes) Trestle at White Suplhur.jpg (275502 bytes) Looking East North of Trestle at White Sulphur.jpg (256238 bytes)
White Sulphur Station
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Looking West to White Sulphur Station
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Trestle at White Sulphur
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Looking East at White Sulphur North of Trestle
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Looking North from Trestle in White Sulphur
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Drilling Rig in White Sulphur Quarry
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Steam Shovel in White Sulphur Quarry
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Train, nicknamed "The Dick", was used to transport rock from quarry bottom to surface
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White Sulphur Quarry - Tracks to Surface.jpg (393530 bytes) White Sulphur Quarry Boiler.jpg (382106 bytes) White Sulphur Quarry Loading Facility.jpg (241968 bytes) White Sulphur Quarry Letter Regarding Henry Vangundy.jpg (1125524 bytes)
Tracks leading out of White Sulphur Quarry
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Boiler at White Sulphur Quarry
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Loading Facility at White Sulphur Quarry
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White Sulphur Letter Regarding Henry Vangundy
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IN THE LIBRARY
Hart's Springs and the Girl's Industrial School (Concord Township)