NEW RIVER COALFIELD. The most outstanding feature of this field was the main line of the C&O Railroad running through it, and of course the non-navagable New River itself.
by Dan Bourque. In ABCs of Coal, we learned a little about how coal is formed, now we're going to look at coal where it meets the rails–at the tipple. I'm not going to go into depth about mining techniques, but here's the basics.
History in Morgantown, WV. Greater Morgantown is rich with national and local history! With attractions such as the Preston County Buckwheat Festival, West Virginia University Mountaineer Week, a walking audio tour of Downtown Morgantown and Arthurdale New Deal community, you'll gain a better understanding of how the area became what it is today.
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Response teams with the West Virginia Train Derailment Response Unified Command have started removing the impacted soil around the derailment site.
Mar 28, 2018 · ickins Mining is a midsized coal mining company with 20 mines located in Ohio, West Virginia, and Kentucky. The company operates deep mines as well as strip ...
Teaching With Documents: Photographs of Lewis Hine: Documentation of Child Labor. Background "There is work that profits children, and there is work that brings profit only to employers.
Links To Over 2500 Old Pictures Of Parkersburg WV & Wood County WV. This website is for your enjoyment of the History of Parkersburg, & Wood County & West Virginia.
An article and photos about my grandparents' old home place at Harts Creek, Logan County, West Virginia.
The signs say "Coalwood Unincorporated" and "Home of the Rocket Boys." The houses are examples of "company houses," houses built by the mining company for use by the miners.
Montgomery, West Virginia (WV) Montgomery, WV was first incorporated as Coal Valley, but was renamed Montgomery in 1891 for its founder, James C. Montgomery.
The Letter by Steve Date (Above) Watch Steve Date's film The Letter.Homer Hickam describes the film this way: "A beautiful story of love and family from my hometown, Coalwood, West Virginia."
West Virginia's official flag was adopted in 1929. The flag has a white field surrounded by blue. The state seal is encircled by a garland of the state flower (rhododendron), in the center of the flag. The seal pictures two men (a farmer and a miner) around a rock bearing the date June 20, 1863 (the ...
My fascination of coal and railroads made this ideal place for me to visit. McDowell County was once home to over 100,000 residents in the 1950's that helped
West Virginia public colleges and universities share ideas to increase enrollment. Admissions and enrollment staff from across West Virginia joined together on Tuesday to learn how to encourage more West Virginians to sign up for classes this fall.
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CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A "year of kindness" is underway in West Virginia. Volunteer West Virginia has launched its 2018 Be Kind, #VolunteerWV campaign with a goal of spreading kindness and volunteerism across the Mountain State.
According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Craigsville, West Virginia as of April 08, 2018. The ratio of number of residents in Craigsville to the number of sex offenders is 157 to 1. Median real estate property taxes paid for ...