old photo friday

Old Photo Friday: Former U.S. Steel Employees With Names

This week’s Old Photo Friday, courtesy of the Ellwood City Historical Society, is a photo of the former U.S. Steel employees at the Tube Mill Woman’s Picnic reunion in Ewing Park circa 1977. Seated from left to right are Ida Schuster, Tillie Schuster, Edna Hill Schlemmer, Bessie Howell, Katherine Houk, Dorothy Custozzo. Standing from left to right is Mary Neghiu, Anna Young, Inez Miller, Ann Portugallo, Jospehine Liss, Stella Cini, Julie Dombeck and Betty Hunt.


Old Photo Friday: 1980’s Business Openings

This week’s Old Photo Friday theme is Business Openings – old businesses, that is! The following photos were taken at the then new Franklin Township Plaza. At the time these were the original businesses setting up shop in the plaza! Each photo is captioned with the year, business and a brief description. Do you know what current businesses took their places? Photos provided by the Ellwood City Historical Society.


Old Photo Friday: 1920’s Elks Officers

This week’s Old Photo Friday, courtesy of the Ellwood City Historical Society, is a photo of the early Elks Officers taken in the 1920’s. Look at that style! None of the names are listed. Do you know who any of these men are?


Old Photo Friday: Then and Now

Thanks to the courtesy of the Ellwood City Historical Society, we have a box full of old photos to use for Old Photo Friday! This is the first of the Then and Now series we will be posting from time to time. The old photo’s years are listed on the caption of each photo. If you have any old photos you’d like to send in to contribute to Old Photo Friday please send them to ecstaff@ellwoodcity.org.


Old Photo Friday: Name This Intersection

Thanks to the courtesy of the Ellwood City Historical Society, they have provided us with a box full of old photos that we will be using weekly for Old Photo Friday! Today’s old photo shot is part of the old tube mill building.  No date was provided. Can you name the intersection in the photo Can you guess the year or estimated time frame this photo may have been taken?  


Old Photo Friday: What’s Changed Since 1961?

Thanks to the courtesy of the Ellwood City Historical Society, they have provided us with a box full of old photos that we will be using weekly for Old Photo Friday! Today’s feature is three different shots of places around town in 1961 – a lot has changed since then! Can you name where these photos were taken and what is there now?


Old Photo Friday: Ellwood Celebrates 95th Birthday with 95ft Cake

Thanks to the courtesy of the Ellwood City Historical Society, they have provided us with a box full of old photos that we will now be using for Old Photo Friday! Today’s feature is the 95ft cake served on Lawrence Avenue in 1987 for the town’s 95th birthday celebration. Check out the photo below: The 95ft cake was formed by 112 9×13 individual cakes that were donated by area organizations and individuals. This weekend we will be celebrating Ellwood’s 125th birthday, unfortunately there will not be a 125ft cake but the Historical Society will be having cake and tea in…