Dietle Brothers Lumber Company, Somerset County, Pennsylvania

The items shown on this page are from the papers of Irvin Henry Dietle, and were provided by his son Ralph Dietle.

The next two images show the front and back of a closeup photo of the sawmill of the Dietle Brothers Lumber Company. The back of the photo is inscribed, "Irvin & Harry 1926 sawmill".
Photo of Dietle brothers on the sawmill

Inscription on the back of the above photo of Dietle brothers on the sawmill

The next two images show the front and back of a photo of the sawmill of the Dietle Brothers Lumber Company, including the steam engine.
Photo of the Dietle brothers sawmill, including the steam engine.

Inscription on the above photo of the Dietle brothers sawmill.

The following images show the front and back of another photo of the sawmill of the Dietle Brothers Lumber Company.
Photo of Dietle brothers sawmill.

inscription on the back of the photo of Dietle brothers sawmill.

The next image shows a photocopy of a check from the Dietle Brothers Lumber Company. It indicates that Harry and Irvin Dietle were the owners of the enterprise.
Sawmill check

The back of the following postcard is inscribed, "Compliments of Harry Dietle".
Harry Dietle.

The next image shows the November 11, 1926 obituary of Harry Dietle.
1926 obituary of Harry Dietle.

The next image shows a thank you notice regarding the funeral of Harry Dietle that was published in a newspaper. When I talked to Jane Shultz in March of 2024, she said that her mother Margaret Weimer was engaged to be married to Harry Dietle at the time of his death. Jane also reported that the family gave some of Harry's things to Margeret Weimer, including an oak library table (41 inches long, 26 inches wide, and 30 inches tall), cuff links, and a tie clip.
A thank you note regarding the funeral of Harry Dietle.

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