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How to Use the Images


Inquiry Question

Historical Context



Illustration 1
& Photo 2

Photo 3


Table of

Visual Evidence

Photo 1: Thurmond, West Virginia, c. 1920. [Photo 1] with link to larger version of photo.
(Photo by Red Ribble, New River Gorge National River)

Questions for Photo 1

1. Examine Photo 1. What geographic features are immediately noticeable?

2. Can you identify where you think the train depot and the engine repair house might be? Which buildings would most likely be employee housing?

* The photo on this screen has a resolution of 72 dots per inch (dpi), and therefore will print poorly. You can obtain a larger version of Photo 1, but be aware that the file will take as much as 40 seconds to load with a 28.8K modem.



Comments or Questions

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