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Preserving Pocahontas

This Mower Lumber Company train is being powered up Cheat Mountain at Cass by Shay Engine No. 4. This Shay is now hauling tourists at Cass Scenic Railroad State Park. Pocahontas Co. Historical Society...

Preserving Pocahontas

Students from Marlinton Grade School are seated for a photograph on the steps at the Marlinton Methodist Church on Ninth Street. Standing in front on the right is the Principal, J. Z. “Zach” Johnson....

Preserving Pocahontas

Portrait of Frank W. Totten in 1917 while teaching at the Beaver Creek School in Huntersville District. His students that year were Estella Wanless, Norman Wanless, Herbert Porterfield, Leo Underwood, Myrl Pyles, Odell Underwood,...

Preserving Pocahontas

A busy day on Main Street in Marlinton shows businesses on the south side of the street. The Smoke House is on the right and to its left is Tom Thumb’s. In the center...

Preserving Pocahontas

Private First Class Henry M. Vaughan, U. S. Army, 132nd Infantry Regiment, Americal Division, was Killed in Action in the South Pacific on April 2, 1945. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs....

Preserving Pocahontas

Portrait of Aretus Phelps and Margaret Elzedia Tracy Arbogast, of Arbovale, W.Va. Mrs. Arbogast is holding an open Bible on her lap. Courtesy of Agnes Burdette, ID: PHP002499 Access the “Preserving Pocahontas” Digital Library at...

Preserving Pocahontas

The Locust Creek Bridge is the only covered bridge still standing in Pocahontas County. The bridge is a segment of the original road established by pioneers, linking Pocahontas and Greenbrier counties. It spans Locust...

Preserving Pocahontas

Townspeople are gathered on the wooden walk in front of the McNeill Store in Buckeye. This store was located across the “River Road” entrance from the Buckeye School. It was owned and operated by...
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