August 2, 2023

Bakerton Misrepresented In Vote

BAKERTON, W. Va., Aug 11, 1896.DEAR SIR– I see by the county papers there has been a mistake made in the voe on the sheriff at Oak Grove. The papers give Baker 20 majority, when it […]
July 24, 2023

Baker Brothers Lime Kiln Fire

Last Sunday morning Bakerton, Jefferson county, suffered from fire to the extent of about $15,000. The plant of the Washington Building Lime Company was located at that village, which was created by the enterprise of Messrs […]
July 22, 2023

Quiet & Serene from Bakerton

Bakerton, W. VA.,March 10th, 1891, DEAR EDITOR– While all is quiet and serene at this place, yet there is one topic daily discussed with interest, viz: the C. & O. Canal. As many of our citizen […]
July 22, 2023

The Canal Will Be Restored.

In the Circuit Court at Hagerstown last Friday the trustees of the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal bond-holders of 1844, Bradley S. Johnson, Joseph Bryan, Henry H. Keedy, Hugh L. Bond, Jr., and John K. Cowen, filed […]
July 22, 2023

Thomas, quarry superintendent, died.

Mr. F. C. Thomas, superintendent of the Standard Lime and Stone Company’s works at Martinsburg, died at that place last Saturday evening. Mr. Thomas was from Buckeystown, Md. He had been sick and confined to his […]
July 4, 2023

Request for Reference; Ralph M. Parsons Company

The Ralph M. Parsons CompanyEngineers – Constructors617 SOUTH OLIVE STREET LOS ANGELES 14, CALIFORNIA January 10, 1955 Mr. Martin WelshBakertonWest Virginia Dear Mr. Welsh: Mr. Charles R. Rinaldi has made application for employment with our Company […]
December 11, 2020

The Cholera in Martinsburg

The sad duty is imposed upon us of announcing to our readers, says the Martinsburg Gazette, of the 25th inst, that this dreadful disease again made its appearance among us on Tuesday of last week. Why […]
May 22, 2020

This Old-Fashioned Winter.

This good old fashioned winter is still with us. It has stayed with us until most people are quite willing to see it depart. Last Friday afternoon a snow storm set in from the north-east and […]
May 22, 2020

A Visit to Bakerton.

The editor of the REGISTER spent last Friday at the busy village of Bakerton, in this county, where the Standard Stone and Lime Company of Washington, of which the Messrs. Baker are the moving spirits, has […]
May 22, 2020

Posts and Rails for sale.

Posts and Rails FOR SALE.I OFFER for sale at low prices, 10,000 CHESTNUT RAILS, also Chestnut and Locust POSTS, to be delivered on Bank of Canal at the Manganese Mines, opposite Virginia Ore Bank. Apply to […]
May 22, 2020

An Evening Drive (to Bakerton).

The REGISTER man took a drive the other evening down to Bakerton by way of Moler’s Cross Roads, and he has thought that what he noticed might not be uninteresting in print. The first impression is […]
May 22, 2020

Bakerton, 1890

Bakerton is the name of the new town that is being built up at Oak Grove school-house. It is two and a-half miles from the main line of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, by which it […]
May 21, 2020

Working the Flim-Flam Game.

Two sharpers visited Shepherdstown last Monday evening and made industrious efforts to swindle the store-keepers by what is known as the “flim-flam” game. They would go into a store, buy some cheap article, and offer a […]
May 20, 2020

Shepherdstown Graded School Commencement

December 4, 2019

Molers Crossroads History

Delving into old records of early land grants, you will find that tracts of land were taken up in this section along the Potomac River just as early as those nearer the tiny village of Mecklenburg […]
July 31, 2018

Rain Mars Picnic Sat’y At Bakerton

Rain Mars Picnic Sat’y At Bakerton. Fine Dinner Enjoyed By Guests; Many Officials Present. The Bakerton plant of the Standard Lime and Stone Company held its annual picnic at Duke’s Woods Saturday, activities getting under way […]
June 20, 2018

A Visit to Bakerton [Lime Co.]

A VISIT TO BAKERTON. Editor Register: Mr. I. H. Baker,  the enterprising superintendent Baker, of the Washington Building Lime Co.’s Works, gave us a pleasant surprise by inviting us to see the works in operation at […]
May 9, 2018

Deed: Clara Welsh to Washington Building & Lime

Clara Welsh and husband. To: Deed of B.&.S. Washington Building Lime Company This Deed made this 13th. day of May in the year nineteen hundred and one (1901) between Clara Welsh and John M. Welsh, her […]