Explore Virginia Western, Western Ohio, and more!

Explore related topics

bridge historic west virginia | Western Ohio’s Snowy Bridges

bridge historic west virginia | Western Ohio’s Snowy Bridges

Military reconnaissance in the vicinity of Gauley Bridge, Department of Western Virginia, Brig. Gen'l W.S. Rosecrans, Comd'g., Sept. 11th to Nov. 15th, 1861 /

Military reconnaissance in the vicinity of Gauley Bridge, Department of Western Virginia, Brig. Gen'l W.S. Rosecrans, Comd'g., Sept. 11th to Nov. 15th, 1861 /

Natural Bridge in Natural Bridge, VA has been included in several "Seven Natural Wonders of the World" lists.

Natural Bridge in Natural Bridge, VA has been included in several "Seven Natural Wonders of the World" lists.

Ices Ferry was settled by Frederick Ice in 1767. His son Adam, born the same year, was the first white child born in Monongahela Valley. Andrew Ice in 1785 started the first authorized ferry in western Virginia. This sign is located at the old iron bridge on Cheat Lake.

Ices Ferry was settled by Frederick Ice in 1767. His son Adam, born the same year, was the first white child born in Monongahela Valley. Andrew Ice in 1785 started the first authorized ferry in western Virginia. This sign is located at the old iron bridge on Cheat Lake.

Industrialist James Otis Watson (May 17, 1815-June 12, 1902) was born at Benton’s Ferry near Fairmont. The eldest son of Thomas and Rebecca Haymond Watson, James received instruction at home. He then operated a store, engaged in the cattle trade, started a brick works, and organized the construction of the Fairmont-Palatine suspension bridge. In 1852, he joined with future governor Francis H. Pierpont to open a mine in Fairmont, which exported the first coal from Western Virginia.

Industrialist James Otis Watson (May 17, 1815-June 12, 1902) was born at Benton’s Ferry near Fairmont. The eldest son of Thomas and Rebecca Haymond Watson, James received instruction at home. He then operated a store, engaged in the cattle trade, started a brick works, and organized the construction of the Fairmont-Palatine suspension bridge. In 1852, he joined with future governor Francis H. Pierpont to open a mine in Fairmont, which exported the first coal from Western Virginia.

In Marion County, the Barrackville Covered Bridge was built in 1853 by local bridge builder Lemuel Chenoweth. Siding was added 20 years after its completion.    The Jones-Imboden Raid was a campaign led by Confederate generals William Jones and John Imboden to destroy bridges and other infrastructure in western Virginia (now West Virginia) during the American Civil War.

In Marion County, the Barrackville Covered Bridge was built in 1853 by local bridge builder Lemuel Chenoweth. Siding was added 20 years after its completion. The Jones-Imboden Raid was a campaign led by Confederate generals William Jones and John Imboden to destroy bridges and other infrastructure in western Virginia (now West Virginia) during the American Civil War.

THE BRIDGE AT ROMNEY    General Thomas J. Jackson & Lt. Colonel Turner Ashby  South Branch Potomac River - Western Virginia – January 1862

THE BRIDGE AT ROMNEY General Thomas J. Jackson & Lt. Colonel Turner Ashby South Branch Potomac River - Western Virginia – January 1862

https://flic.kr/p/uoyqS4 | 611 Arriving See Drone | Taken from bridge, see drone over coal  Norfolk & Western No. 611, owned by the Virginia Museum of Transportation, on excursion 13 June 2014, arriving in Petersburg, VA.  Norfolk Southern Railway's 21st Century Steam program is facilitating and supporting excursions.

https://flic.kr/p/uoyqS4 | 611 Arriving See Drone | Taken from bridge, see drone over coal Norfolk & Western No. 611, owned by the Virginia Museum of Transportation, on excursion 13 June 2014, arriving in Petersburg, VA. Norfolk Southern Railway's 21st Century Steam program is facilitating and supporting excursions.

Pinterest
Search