Posted on April 11, 2019April 12, 2019 by Dean SixCORNWALLIS circa 1890-1900 photo by Harrisville photographer I.W. Woods .Described as the Cornwallis Oil Field. the names indicate the names of the wells, each marked by it’s then recently constructed wooden derrick. A Cornwallis store building, last operated by Rollo Riggs selling antiques, used furniture, etc.Photo October 25, 1991 by Alan Nicholsthe building has now long since collapsed Another view of Cornwallis at the height of the oil boom there, circa 1900. Petit House, on the hill above Cornwallis. The last days…. shot in the 1980s. the sign over the door says “Cornwallis Cash Store R. Riggs, prop.” tracks in photo are B&O RR in Cornwallis. unidentified man, possibly Rollo Rigg’s father?Photo shared by Josh Kaplan. Home along the B&O / Railtrail in Cornwallis. The foreground is the rr grade/ railtrail. east end of town, near tunnel and Bonds Creek. Photo 25 December 2018 by Paul Eastwood. Cookie Kaptis This is the house I grew up in. Oh the memories! back side of Cornwallis home, looking toward the Railroad/ trail. Photo by Paul Eastwood 25 December 2018.