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An aerial view of Bluestone Lake in Summers County.
An aerial view of Bluestone Lake in Summers County.
An aerial view of Bluestone Lake in Summers County.
'The scenic Bluestone Reservoir on the New River near Hinton is West Virginia's newest vacation playground.  The lake formed by the Dam now reaches eight miles above the Dam and at full water level will extend thirty-six miles up New River Canyon.'
Six unidentified men wearing quarantine masks due to a death from spinal meningitis. The quarantine lasted 30 days for all personnel at the Civilians Conservation Corps (CCC) camp. The CCC constructed projects including bridges, buildings, overnight cabins, retaining walls, roads, dams, towers, picnic areas, and drainage systems.
A group of unidentified workers from the Civilian Conservation Corps pose on the ferry which was built to cross New River to save workers the hassle of having to drive to Hinton and cross the river at the old toll bridge. The ferry then took the men up the Bluestone River where "the clearing of right of way was started", according tot he photo caption.
View of the water before becoming Bluestone Lake.
Three unidentified men stand beneath a sign that reads, "Welcome--Bluestone Boat Dock No. 1". Empty row boats surround the dock.
Unidentified persons scatter across the dock and lake shore.