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Fun Facts with Mr Miller

What does Queen Elizabeth and Wheeling Decorating (also known as Wheeling Gold China) have in common? Queen Elizabeth came state side in the early 1950’s to downtown New York City. She told the secret service MI-5 she wanted to see … Continue reading

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Eva Schulte — The Museum Librarian

Free Little Library: Have you driven past the museum and saw the miniature yellow caboose and a orange box car in front of our building. Well it just isn’t a great picture spot but if you open them up, we … Continue reading

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Fun Facts with Mr. Miller

What does Wheeling, Parkersburg and Pittsburgh have in common? The B&O Caboose #2019, also known as the “Wheeling Caboose.” It was built in 1920 and went to the B&O in 1922. Then spent its working life on freight and coal … Continue reading

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Fun Facts with Mr. Miller

Did we have dinosaurs and monsters here in the local area? You betcha!! The world’s largest locomotive, just now put back on the steam- the famous “Big Boy” of the Union Pacific Railroad with a wheel assignment of 4-8-8-4 and … Continue reading

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