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building fronts along RR tracks
Commercial Row at Thurmond

Louise McLaughlin

 

Hiking or driving through New River Gorge today will provide glimpses of old stone walls, foundations of homes and buildings, coal mine entrances, and coke ovens decaying alongside the railroad tracks. These places provide tangible reminders of the days when the coal coming out of New River Gorge fueled the industrialization of our nation.

 

Last updated: September 14, 2017

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