Archive for April 10th, 2012

Business Name/address/contact information/description

Beyond The Lens Photography
Owner/Photographer Valerie Rinker
Location and studio photography including; portrait, wedding, commercial
and landscape.
970 Washington Street
Harpers Ferry, WV

Artist Names and Media

Valerie Rinker, Photographer
Donna Ashbaugh, Painter/Watercolor


John Brown's Fort

Winter on Bloomery

“John Brown’s Fort” and “Winter on Bloomery” copyright Valerie Rinker. Reprinted here with permission.

Business Name/address/contact information/description

The Vintage Lady
Sponsoring Frank Ceravalo, Photographer
180 High Street
Harpers Ferry, WV

Artist Name and Medium

Frank Ceravalo, Photographer


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When I wrote about the Winans Steam Gun back in October 2011, I had no idea how popular the post would be, and I certainly had no idea that there was a new book about the subject by John Lamb! I will post more in the coming weeks, but I wanted to let you know about this event well in advance.

Steam at Harper’s Ferry will be hosting a book signing and historical presentation on the legendary Winans Steam Gun from the Civil War, 2-4 p.m., Sunday, May 6, with John Lamb, author of A Strange Engine of War: The “Winans” Steam Gun and Maryland in the Civil War.

Hope to see you there! If you can’t make the event, get your hands on the book.

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