Preserving Pocahontas

Campbell Lumber Train Derails

This is one of those photographs that just grabs your eye! It shows a Campbell Lumber Company log train that has derailed – location unknown. Look closely and you can see how badly the track is damaged. The photo was probably taken around 1910. Courtesy of Pocahontas Co. Historical Society, ID PHS003027

Access the “Preserving Pocahontas” Digital Library at or If you have photographs, slides, negatives or historical records to be scanned for the county Historical Archive contact Preservation Officer B. J. Gudmundsson at 304-799-3989 or email Prints of photographs are available.

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