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Western Maryland Railway in West Virginia: The Photographs of G.H. Broadwater

By: Alan Clarke

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Hardcover, 176 pages:

Seller Id: 65


At the end of the 19th century, railroads entered the mountains of eastern and central West Virginia for the first time. This opened up vast areas of virgin forest to the lumberman. Later, valuable coalfields were discovered beneath the forests. The development of the region was in full swing by the first decades of the 20th century. G. H. Broadwater, a photographer from Thomas, West Virginia, traveled the Western Maryland Railway and the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad in sta... View more info