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This photo shows William’s son, Warren Welch, during the time that he was a lamplighter, circa 1912. Warren was an engineer on Hudson River steamers up to the time he retired, prior to being appointed the Van Wie’s Point lamplighter the day after William died in September 1910. Warren was 66 at the time. (Courtesy of Al Weaver)
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