Black Dog Salvage of Roanoke, Va., has removed the stained glass windows from the former St. Agatha’s Catholic Church. The work will be shown on the “Salvage Dawgs” cable television show. Jim Orr/The Ledger
A crew for the DIY Network program “Salvage Dawgs” has been in Ellwood City this week filming efforts to salvage stained glass windows and other items from the 98-year-old stone church on Fifth Street, which will be razed to make way for a CVS pharmacy. Network programming focuses on home improvement projects.
Source: Final days of St. Agatha’s Church salvaged for television – Ellwood City Ledger: Local News
Salvage Dawgs airs nationally on DIY Network, and will feature The Weatherford Farmhouse on the eleventh episode of the third season on Dec. 21 at 10 p.m.
He spoke of the 30-member crew spending money at local hotels and restaurants. The crew enjoyed local catering on site, and they even treated Wimbish and his wife to dinner at Bistro 1888.
“That part was interesting-how much impact it makes. They did business with local businesses, not chain stores,” he added.
via Weatherford Farmhouse featured on Salvage Dawgs – YourGV.com: Local News.
“The community gives to us and we’re able to give back to the community,” Ms. Giles said. “The main purpose is stopping this landfill madness.”
In the next few months, Ms. Giles and other depot staff will assess contents of the two-story brick building, which was built in 1917 as a school and more recently has housed the Youngwood borough offices and library.
An agreement will then be drawn up to stipulate materials the television program might take away and to schedule a film date. Other objects with recyclable value will be sold at the Shop Demo Depot store.
Any contents of historic value will remain in the county, Ms. Giles said, and readers can help with that. The borough will recover a time capsule that was buried in the building during the 1999 Youngwood centennial. But there are rumors of a capsule having been buried in 1976 and another possibly in the 1950s. Anyone with information about those or other capsules, including location, may call 724-925-3660.
via Former Youngwood High School to star in TV’s ‘Salvage Dawgs’ – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
“Salvage Dawgs” chronicles the adventures and creativity of the Black Dog Salvage team – a Virginia-based architectural salvage business. Long time do-it-yourself fans and newcomers alike can enjoy salvage owners Robert Kulp and Mike Whiteside as they display their polar opposite personalities, making for a show filled with humor and suspense. While both share a passion for historical preservation, Robert is the self-proclaimed “bottom line guy” who focuses on the re-sale value. Mike is the “go big, go fast, go hard” guy who finds amusement in the unusual and engineers often hair-brained solutions for getting materials out of structures unharmed.
via Salvage Dawgs goes primetime on HGTV — RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ —.