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Oil City Trains

Oil City Trains

…nearly two dozen trains, freight or passenger, stopped in Oil City each day during the oil boom heyday. The last passenger train out of Oil City was in June 1953

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Music, Literature and Faith

Music, Literature and Faith

…duty during the Spanish-American War. The Central Avenue Hotel is now the site of the Oil City Library which opened July 6, 1904. The Oil City Carnegie Library opened in…

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…better place? These self-paced, online courses include the same content taught by Cisco experts in classrooms around the world. The Networking Academy offers a comprehensive learning experience that includes online

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Oil City Aces

Oil City Aces

…County resident drew international headlines in 1953 when he fled his native Poland while flying a new MIG-15 Russian jet enroute to sanctuary in the U.S. Frank E. Jarecki, a…

One of a Kind

One of a Kind

…Building while blindfolded in 1939. The white building near the railroad freight stations was later razed and the site now is the location of Oil City’s city hall. Climbing High…

Grand Spectacles

Grand Spectacles

…train depot, a site that would later be the location for a Holiday Inn motel. Serving as volunteers were Boy Scouts, National Guardsmen and Legionnaires. A first aid station was…