The Herald-Dispatch Gallery: Historical Photos RSS 2015-07-28T06:28:07-04:00 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: Do you remember? -- 1980 tornado in Catlettsburg, Ky. The Herald-Dispatch / 2015 urn:uuid:5f2528c2-4b2b-4344-8df1-7cdbb7108282 2015-07-08T12:38:05-04:00 <p> On July 8, 1980, a tornado touched down in Catlettsburg, Ky., in Boyd County. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were no injuries or fatalities. These photos are of Lockwood Estates.</p> Gallery: 1996 Scottown, Ohio, fireworks fire kills nine The Herald-Dispatch 2015-07-03T13:37:43-04:00 <p> Nine people from Ohio and West Virginia were killed and 11 others were injured in the Scottown, Ohio, fireworks fire on July 3, 1996. Todd Hall, a 26-year-old brain-injured Proctorville, Ohio, man, was charged with starting the fire with a lighted cigarette. The charges were dropped after he was found incompetent to stand trial and committed to a state mental hospital in September 1996.</p> Gallery: The Buffalo Creek Flood The Herald-Dispatch urn:uuid:5ba61803-69ba-48bb-aae5-56b19281c30f 2015-02-26T12:31:00-05:00 <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: Past winners of the annual Herald-Dispatch Citizen Awards The Herald-Dispatch urn:uuid:97addb27-60ec-4d0a-9b5b-c8cda83d1dde 2015-02-11T12:30:34-05:00 <p> HUNTINGTON -- Each year, The Herald-Dispatch&#39;s Citizen Awards program recognizes citizenship, volunteer efforts and accomplishments in business, athletics and the arts.</p> Gallery: 1937 Flood historical photos The Herald-Dispatch urn:uuid:655d3a0e-ec60-4a98-8ddd-dbd33b2e045a 2015-01-27T15:28:09-05:00 <p> On Jan. 27, 1937, the Ohio River crested in the Tri-State in the worst flood in local recorded history. The Flood of 1937 caused the river to reach a depth of 69.45 feet, more than 19 feet above flood stage in Huntington.</p> Gallery: Worst northeastern snowstorms of the last 60 years The Associated Press urn:uuid:d06452c7-3b6c-4e25-9399-68becd71ee37 2015-01-26T17:45:57-05:00 <p> The National Weather Service on Monday predicted a &quot;potentially historic&quot; storm on par with some of the biggest to ever hit the densely populated northeastern U.S. Take a look at historic photos of some of the worst snowstorms to hit over the last 60 years, and hit the jump for a countdown of the 10 worst storms.</p> Gallery: Remembering the victims of the Emmons fire, Jan. 13, 2007 The Herald-Dispatch urn:uuid:19092ea6-e27d-468f-ac2c-3b8803177617 2015-01-13T12:34:47-05:00 <p> Nine people died in the Emmons Jr. apartment building Saturday, Jan. 13, 2007. The victims were Joseph Szilvasi; Briar Harmon, 40; Mary Biss, 69; Ann F. Saleh and her 7-year-old son, Seth Justus; Beatrice Devore Yancey, 45; and siblings Ben Lucas, 19, Angel Lucas, 17, and Quentin Lucas, 14.</p> Gallery: Remembering the Emmons Fire, Jan. 13, 2007 2011/The Herald-Dispatch urn:uuid:9f392ad6-57c9-4b89-b708-1338d8ca1ace 2015-01-13T12:30:00-05:00 <p> A <span class="highlight">fire</span> at the <span class="highlight">Emmons</span> Jr. apartment building started about 11 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, 2007, and killed nine people. Flames raced through the building, destroying it and the neighboring <span class="highlight">Emmons</span> Sr. apartment building.</p> Gallery: Historical photos of the 1967 collapse of the Silver Bridge The Herald-Dispatch urn:uuid:50d36aaf-4fcf-48b6-9074-0ec8db6670f2 2014-12-15T12:05:00-05:00 <p> Photos related to the Silver Bridge at Point Pleasant and its collapse on Dec. 15, 1967.</p> Gallery: Pullman Square through the years The Herald-Dispatch / 2015 urn:uuid:7300e3ec-c945-435e-a4d1-bc978e749503 2014-12-13T23:45:00-05:00 <p> Check out our gallery of photos from the design and construction of Huntington&#39;s Pullman Square as well as some photos of notable events since its opening.</p>