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Reuniting found photos with their lost stories

 

"Bell's boy", tragically killed by a train

 Antique photograph of Lloyd Fullmor, son of Bell Patno
 
 

Solved!

This photo, like the photo of Fran and Anne Linzy, was also found in a pile of old family photos but didn't feature anyone in our family. A clue written on the back, "Bell's boy", led us to a few photos of Bell herself, along with a newspaper article also labelled with the tag "Bell's Boy". It seems that Bell's son was tragically killed while working on a train.

Lloyd H. fullmor...

19-years-old, son of Bell Patno, killed while working on a train for Delaware & Hudson Railroad Corporation...

 
 

And what about his mother, Bell? Through a series of photos and an equally tragic newspaper article, we discovered a little about Bell's life, as well.

Bell Patno...

We don't know much about Bell herself, but from these photographs and articles we know that she was a mother, friend, scout helper, and that she, like her son Lloyd, died tragically.

 

Photograph of Bell Patno in 1892 at 24 years old

 
 

Photo of Bell Patno labeled “when she was a scout helper”

Newspaper article about Bell Patno dying in a house fire in 1950

 
 

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