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2008 October Sky Festival, Page 2

Photos on this page were taken by Charlie Myers.
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Antique car show.

Olga Offices.  Note where the Big Store used to stand to the left of the Olga offices.

Dantzler House.

Clubhouse.

Trolley shuttled guests from Coalwood Main to Cape Coalwood.

Vendor booths with Methodist Church in the background.

There is apparently water collecting on the roof of the Clubhouse.  Notice how the water is turning to "steam" as the sun heats up the roof.

Tom and Jane Brooks.  Jane is a Library Media Specialist at West Morris Mendham High School in Mendham, New Jersey.  Jane's high school district is reading Rocket Boys for their "One Book West Morris" title!
School web site.

The parade begins.

Minnesota teachers ride on top of the fire truck.

Following the fire truck, dignitaries arrive on foot.

Two television crews were on hand.

Homer and Dr. Tom Jones arrive.

A representative from the West Virginia Governor's office addresses the crowd.

Homer Hickam.

Dr. Tom Jones.

Minnesota teachers.

Minnesota teachers ... and a guest.

Antique car show.

A representative of the Marshall Space Flight Center holds up a moon rock encased in plastic.

Dr. Tom Jones signs autographs.
Read biography on WikiPedia
Dr. Tom Jones's web site.

Some schools are now offering letter sweaters for academic achievements.  This student is part of the Cougar Rocketry Team of Yough High School in Herminie, Pennsylvania.

Great idea!

Dreama Denver autographs the book Gilligan, Maynard and Me.

Homer Hickam autographs copies of his books.

Virginia Tech was with us again this year.  Thanks!

The Coalwood School held a reunion outside the apartments.

A painting of the Coalwood School.

The apartments.

Machine Shop.

Machine Shop.

Steve Date shows scenes from his Coalwood Movie inside the church.

Lunch is served in the basement of the Methodist Church.

 

More 2008 photos.