Antiques, History

New Edison Finds

I have some new items to add to my collection of Edison memorabilia. Last year I acquired an old, glass bottle that once held  battery oil made by Thomas A. Edison Industries. A friend and I went out on the public trail where I found the bottle to search again. He has a metal detector, so… Continue reading New Edison Finds


History at Work

Who ever said work could not be fun?! I work for Winnebago County as a seasonal laborer, and one of the areas our crew has to maintain are the recreational trails in the county (Wiouwash and  Mascoutin). Both trails had previously been corridors  of the Milwaukee Road and Chicago & North Western railroads. They now serve… Continue reading History at Work