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Monday, December 31, 2018


Johnstown Plant Bethlehem Steel

Making Repairs - 1980

Making repairs on the Coopersdale Bridge - 1980 

Codified Ordinance - Johnstown Borough - No Permit Needed

Codified Ordinance - Johnstown Borough - 1861: That for lectures on scientific or literary subjects, exhibitions of fairs, exhibitions of paintings or statuary given or made by citizens of the borough, musical parties or concerts for benevolent or charitable purposes, no license or permit shall be required. 

Friday, December 28, 2018

JHS '31

Johnstown High - 1931 - Shop Class

Main & Clinton

Main and Clinton Streets - Downtown Johnstown

1887 Flood

An early look at flooding in the Johnstown area from 1887 not the more famous one.

Thursday, December 27, 2018

Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Clinton Street

Clinton Street - Downtown Johnstown

Lorain Steel G.O. - Central Avenue

Lorain Steel - General Offices - Central Avenue - Moxham

Beulah Church - Bedford Street

Vintage postcard of Beulah Evangelical United Brethan Church - Bedford Street at Von Lunen Road.

Monday, December 24, 2018

Merry Christmas

A very Merry Christmas from all of us at Vintage Johnstown!

Friday, December 21, 2018

Weiser Music

Weiser Music Center - 415 Main Street - Dial 85-821

Adam's Hotel - Morrellville

Adam's Hotel - Fairfield Avenue - Morrellville

Codified Ordinance: Intersections

Codified Ordinance - Johnstown Borough - 1861: Any person who shall place any wagon, cart, sled, sleigh, or other vehicle, or horses or animals thereto attached, on any of the crossings at the intersection of any of the streets or alleys in the borough, shall forfeit and pay a fine of not less than one dollar nor more than two dollars for each and every offense. 

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Market and Vine

This is the intersection of Market and Vine - current location of the Zamias Building. 



Codified Ordinance - Tainted Meat

Codified Ordinance - Johnstown Borough - 1861: No person shall expose for sale at or in said market house any tainted meat, or unsound and unwholesome provisions of any kind, or veal under three weeks old, under the penalty of the same being seized by the market master, and paying a fine of not less than ten dollars. 

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Old Westmont

View in Westmont

Geistown-Windber Road - 1894

Very cool look at the old Geistown-Windber Road in 1894. 

Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital Staff

Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital Staff - A.M. Wakefield, C.E. Hannan, F. Schill, H.E. Tomb, D.W. Evans, W.E. Matthews, J.C. Sheridan, W.B. Lowman and Geo. W. Wagoer.

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

L.G. Hornick - Photographer

L.G. Hornick - Photographer - 527 Main Street - Downtown Johnstown

Codified Ordinance - Johnstown Borough - 1861: Privy Time

Codified Ordinance - Johnstown Borough - 1861: Every privy within the borough shall be walled or substantially planked so as effectually to prevent it from caving in on the line of the adjoining property; it shall be kept from nauseous and offensive smells to the neighborhood.

Washington Street

Washington Street with the old Cambria Library (Flood Museum) in the upper right hand side. 

Monday, December 17, 2018

Miller Grocery

Nathan Miller - Grocery Store - Franklin Street

Drive to Hooversville - 1907

Drive to Hooversville - August 9, 1907 - Dale and Walnut Grive Ladies Found Chicken and a Good Time. Lots of names listed in this cute little article.

Johnstown Bluebirds

The old Johnstown Blue Birds at Shaffer's Ice Rink in Ferndale.

Saturday, December 15, 2018

December 15, 1928 - The Johnstown Democrat

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Wold - Dixon, Marion Murphy, Henry K. Miller, Harry Rodgers, Marlin Bingham Duncan. 
George Cupp Murder. Mr. & Mrs. Milton Hammer - son Harry.

Friday, December 14, 2018

Codified Ordinance - Johnstown Borough - 1861: Hawking and Vending

 Codified Ordinance - Johnstown Borough - 1861: No person shall use or be upon any of the streets, lanes, squares, or public grounds of the borough to hawk or vend there on any patent medicines, patent, or other article of thing, in such a manner as to collect any crowd or assembly of people, without first having obtained a license from the borough treasurer, the amount whereof shall be fixed by the burgess, and shall not be less than two dollars nor more than twenty dollars for each day.

Conemaugh-Franklin Bridge

This a picture during the construction of the Conemaugh-Franklin Bridge.

Cochran Kids - 1926

Cochran Kids - 1926