The Herald-Dispatch Gallery: Historical Photos RSS 2014-04-18T04:07:41-04:00 urn:uuid:ccc82d64-392a-4d5c-a70b-c29b33ec46c1 Original content available for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons license (Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported), except where noted. Gallery: The Buffalo Creek Flood The Herald-Dispatch urn:uuid:5ba61803-69ba-48bb-aae5-56b19281c30f 2014-02-26T11:01:00-05:00 <p> In 1972, the Logan County community of Buffalo Creek experienced the most destructive flood in West Virginia history, when a coal waste dam burst and 130 million gallons of water and sludge poured through nearby mining towns. During the Buffalo Creek Flood on Feb. 26, 1972, 125 people lost their lives, 1,100 were injured and 4,000 were left homeless.</p> Gallery: Historical photos of the 1967 collapse of the Silver Bridge The Herald-Dispatch urn:uuid:50d36aaf-4fcf-48b6-9074-0ec8db6670f2 2013-12-15T16:05:00-05:00 <p> Photos related to the Silver Bridge at Point Pleasant and its collapse on Dec. 15, 1967.</p> Gallery: Huntington State Hospital fire, Nov. 26, 1952 The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/news/2011+0509_xhistory 2013-11-27T12:11:43-05:00 <p> On Nov. 26, 1952, a ward building at Huntington State Hospital, now Mildred Mitchell-Bateman Hospital, caught fire, killing 17 people. Some readers may find these images (and the news story below) disturbing.</p> Gallery: President John F. Kennedy through the years 2012/The Herald-Dispatch urn:uuid:1a271185-6d4c-47e3-930d-35809495c2f6 2013-11-21T20:41:14-05:00 <p> President John F. Kennedy visited West Virginia a few times prior to his election in 1960. His victory in West Virginia&#39;s primary election is widely credited for spring-boarding him into the White House.</p> Gallery: Field House memories 2011/The Herald-Dispatch urn:uuid:8ce5948f-272a-4a6d-8dc4-fe3f1360c33a 2013-07-29T13:03:00-04:00 <p> The Veterans Memorial Field House, which was built in 1950, has been torn down to make way for Marshall University&#39;s new soccer stadium.</p> Gallery: Past Veterans Memorial Field House shows The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/news/2011+0425_xfieldhouse 2013-07-29T12:35:43-04:00 <p> The Veterans Memorial Field House, which was built in 1950, has been torn down to make way for Marshall University&#39;s new soccer stadium.</p> Gallery: Filming of "We Are Marshall" from 2006 The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/news/2010+1227_xwam 2013-07-23T12:36:46-04:00 <p> In 2006, the Tri-State was invaded by Hollywood.</p> Gallery: Harris Riverfront Park through the years The Herald-Dispatch urn:uuid:9275e0cb-a67b-4dea-95a3-f16ed65ad435 2013-07-16T12:32:17-04:00 <p> Harris Riverfront Park has seen many beautification efforts over the years.</p> Gallery: Construction of the Huntington Mall The Herald-Dispatch urn:uuid:9d89e700-16f7-464b-9637-aa28e91a0ac3 2013-07-08T13:04:48-04:00 <p> The Huntington Mall, located in Barboursville, opened in 1981, more than five years after initial talks started. Today, the mall averages in the hundreds of millions of dollars in retail trade, changing the landscape of the region&#8217;s economic climate.</p> Gallery: Cruise Avenue The Herald-Dispatch / 2014 urn:uuid:1d35e44a-dd4d-406b-b2b4-d389b294e993 2013-07-08T10:23:38-04:00 <p> Here is a look back at Huntington&#39;s Cruise Avenue.</p>