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Dickinson Salt Works as Seen from the Opposite Bank of the Kanawha River

IDNO:
001449
Title:
Dickinson Salt Works as Seen from the Opposite Bank of the Kanawha River
Date:
ca. 1910
Description:
View of Dickinson Salt Works from opposite bank of Kanawha River. Made about 1910. This is the only picture in existance showing salt loaded on barge for ferrying across river where it was loaded on CO Railroad. The New York Central Railroad had served the plant for years before this picture was taken, but due to higher freight rates by the NYC, it was still possible to ship by CO to some points at a saving.
Topical Subjects:
Salt Industry--J.Q. Dickinson Collection., Salt industry and trade--West Virginia--Kanawha River Valley., Salt., Barges.
Corporate Names:
J.Q. Dickinson Company., Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company.
Collection:
AM 2112, J.Q. Dickinson Collection
Medium:
print


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