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Copy of painting by A.M. Doddridge, 1863- Army camp just below Chesapeake and Ohio Depot site near mouth of Ferry Branch on the Kanawha river.  Fort Scammon Hill in the distance.  President Hayes and McKinley were stationed in camp.
Copy of painting by A.M. Doddridge, 1863- Army camp just below C. and O. depot site near mouth of Ferry Branch.  Fort Scammon hill in the distance.
Cut No. 1, This is a photograph of the immense combination bridge across the Kanawha River in South Charleston, now in process of Construction.  This bridge is made to accomodate both the steam and trolley traffic and also foot-passengers.  The illustration here given, shows the Concrete Piers which are nearly 20 feet thick and 90 feet high.  It also shows the wooden superstructure necessary in the process of erecting the middle span of the bridge.
The view of Charleston, West Virginia through a bridge crossing the river.
View of Charleston, W. Va. and the Kanawha River.
View of Charleston and the Kanawha River.
Homes sit along the banks of the Kanawha River in Charleston, W. Va.
'Completion of Main Structure. General view looking upstream. M 81 ContW516Eng.607.  U.S. Engineer Office, Huntington, W. Va.'
Gauley Bridge where the Gauley and New River form the Kanawha.
View of Kanawha Falls near the Gauley Bridge in Fayette County.
Falls of the Kanawha. Old Stockton Tavern and coach on James River and Kanawha Turnpike.
'The Chimneys of the salt works pour forth, at short intervals of space, their curling masses of black vapor, while swarms of laborers, and others connected with these establishments, are continually passing to and for, presenting a pleasing coup d'oeil of incessant activity and industry. Nature, indeed, seems to have been prodigal in her bounties to this intersecting region. The Contiguous forest having been almost stripped to supply the fuels to the salt-furnaces; the precious mineral so necessary to human comfort, must have remained for ever useless but for the discovery of inexhaustible beds of coal, so convenient of access as to make the cost of procuring it scarcely worth considering. Sometimes, by suitable platforms and inclined culverts, it is thrown from the mountain-side immediately to the door of the manufactory, and when more remote from the place of consumption, it is transported with equal ease, in wagons or cars, over rail-roads constructed for the purpose'
'The new 400,000 kilowatt Kanawha River Plant of Appalachian Electric Power Company at Glasgow, West Virginia, as it appears from the river side. The first of two 200,000 kilowatt units is now in service. The second unit is scheduled for completion late this fall.'
''Steamboat around the bend.' This river-borne expression can be heard daily in southern West Virginia where steamboating is still a thriving mode of industrial transportation.This picture was taken at confluence of the Kanawha and Ohio rivers at Point Pleasant, Mason County.'