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H. C. Putnam
Harold C. Putnam
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Insurance; Rafts; Lumber industry
View west from the tower of the Warren Savings Bank circa 1890. Center, John Sill Insurance. Two lumber rafts and at least seven square-timber rafts lie in the eddy awaiting higher water. By this time...
View of Warren, PA (1895)
Aerial views; Map making
A view east across Warren from above Fifth Avenue in 1895. The four derby-hatted men at left may be artists from the Fowler mapping company which produced a panoramic drawing of Warren that year.
Island View of Warren (circa 1887)
Hotels; Suspension Bridges; Banks; Buildings
View of Warren and The Island about 1887, from the south side. Far left, the Carver House hotel, and just right of the bridge, the tower of the old city building at Third Avenue and Hickory Street. The...
Second Warren Savings Bank (1891)
Banks; Buildings; Streets
Second Warren Savings Bank building when new in 1891. Structure at far left was the Hoffman building, later the site of Kresge's. The section of Second Avenue at the left was Warren's first (1891) paved...
Warren Armory (circa 1925)
Warren Armory, 330 Hickory Street, about 1925. First used in 1910, it was for many years the home of Company I, 16th Regiment, NGP. In 2004 it is in active use as the Warren Area Student Union. The church...
Warren High School (circa 1950)
Illustrations; Schools; Buildings
Warren High School, southeast corner of Market Street and Second Avenue, ca 1950. Warren High School was built in 1896-1897 and razed in 1961.
Warren Savings Bank at The Point (circa 1890)
Banks; Buildings; Fires
The Warren Savings Bank and the three-story Watson-Davis block immediately behind about 1890. These buildings and two others attached to the east were destroyed in a February 1889 fire. They were replaced...
Rafting Mural (1852)
Drawings; Rivers; Lumber industry; Rivers; Barges
River view of Warren on April 2, 1852, as conceived by Harold C. Putnam and artist Elton W. Davis. (see 'Warren Mail' April 8, 1852). This drawing was made for a 1942 Christmas card (Putnam) and in 1952...
Fire Engine: Steamer 'Rufus P. King' (1873)
Fires; Banks; Streets; People
Steamer 'Rufus P. King' acquired by the borough of Warren in 1873 or 1874, and given to the scrap drive in WWII, shown in operation on the Liberty Street bridge during the Warren Savings Bank / Watson-Davis...
Warren Post Office in the Struthers Building (1905)
Buildings; People; Post offices; Postmasters
Liberty Street entrance to Warren Post Office in the Struthers building, March 1, 1905. Left to right: Mason R. Emery, Frederick Gutzler, William Cameron, Thomas W. Weakley, Sam Prescott, George Pierce,...
Warren Emergency Hospital Original Building (circa 1905)
Original main building of the Warren Emergency Hospital on the south side ca 1905.
Hickory Street Looking Toward Warren (circa 1920)
Illustrations; Rivers; Bridges
View of Warren and the Hickory Street bridge, ca 1920 or slightly later.
Rafts at Warren Eddy (1890)
Rivers; Railroad bridges; Covered bridges
A view circa 1890 to the south side fairgrounds (site of Warren General Hospital). In the distance are the Philadelphia & Erie Railroad covered bridge and the Struthers-Wells buildings. Several square-timber...
View of Warren, PA (1880)
View of Warren, looking west from above Jackson Street, in 1880.
Intersection of Liberty Street and Pennsylvania Avenue (1880)
Hotels; Street railroads
Liberty Street at Water Street (now Pennsylvania Avenue West) looking north about 1908. The New Struthers Hotel, built in 1880 and first known as the Warren Hotel, is now occupied by a Northwest Savings...
View of Warren, PA (1883)
Hotels; Churches; Railroad shops & yards
Warren in 1883, looking east from Stone Hill Road. Across the center, left to right: Wetmore Lumber Company; Dunkirk, Allegheny Valley & Pittsburgh and Pennsylvania Railroad yards and depot; St. Joseph's...
Warren Savings Bank Flat Iron Building at The Point (circa 1885)
View east on Pennsylvania Avenue from near Hickory Street about 1885. The original Warren Savings Bank building, shown here on The Point, burned in 1889. Its replacement was built in 1891.
Island (circa 1860)
Western portion of The Island from Pennsylvania Avenue behind the original frame Exchange block buildings including Warren Foundry in the foreground and a paint shop in the background circa 1860. One of...
Raft at Warren Eddy (circa 1896)
Rafts; People; Rivers
The last square-timber raft made up of pieces from logging operations on the Conewango Creek (probably in Pine Grove Township), in the eddy at Warren, circa 1896.
View of Warren, PA from Millrace 'Frog pond' (1910)
millrace; Schools; Churches; People
View in 1910 across the millrace at 'the frogpond' north to the intersection of Market Street and Pennsylvania Avenue. Right of center the two spires of Warren High School are visible and to their left,...
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