Samuel Hale II,Dr. Paul Linkenhoker's Alleghany County (Images of America) PDF

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By Samuel Hale II,Dr. Paul Linkenhoker

ISBN-10: 1467124354

ISBN-13: 9781467124355

ISBN-10: 1540214214

ISBN-13: 9781540214218

Alleghany County was once shaped in 1822 from components of Botetourt, bathtub, and Monroe Counties. the world was once settled in 1746, and via the early a part of the nineteenth century, a few settlements and big farms have been working in the community. Covington, Clifton Forge, Iron Gate, Longdale, Selma, Low Moor, and different small groups built, and the ordinary assets within the zone ended in the institution of a number of commercial operations. The railroad got here to Selma in 1857, and after the Civil conflict, the Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad was once accomplished to Huntington, West Virginia. The abundance of bushes, wealthy deposits of iron ore, and accessibility to rails, rivers, and streams contributed to commercial progress. Brickyards, lumber turbines, tanneries, iron smelters, and agricultural operations attracted different companies and industries, bringing fast progress to the realm. In Covington, the West Virginia Pulp and Paper corporation equipped a mill in 1899. Ever seeing that, the corporate has served because the county�s monetary mainstay.

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