McDowell County Photo Album


This is my grandfather John Quincy Adams of Wilcoe, McDowell Co. Wv . He worked in the Gary #2 Coalmine He is pictured here with his invention, this photo is said to be in the newspaper (I am assuming Welch Daily News) He received $500.00 for this invention. I have no idea what it is called-if anyone viewing this photo knows what it is called please email me at

McDowell County - McDowell County Photo Album