Brooke worked on the Engineering Department for the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company. In 1921, he was Superintendent of Transportation for Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.This photograph is found in a scrapbook documenting the survey for the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad in West Virginia and surrounding states.
Belgen was born in Boston, Massachusetts, and attended Harvard University, graduating in 1897. He worked as an engineer in Central America, South America, Washington, D. C., and eventually began working for the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad company. In 1916, he was Chief Engineer of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad System.This photograph is found in a scrapbook documenting the survey for the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad in West Virginia and surrounding states.
Bosch, known as "the man without hands," was the proprietor of Pete's Cigar Store in Richwood, W. Va. Bosch invented his own artificial hand after losing his left arm and right hand in a railroad accident.
Sylvia Bishop graduated from Storer College in Harpers Ferry, W. Va., and was the first African-American woman licensed to train thoroughbred horses in the U.S. Her home track was the Charles Town Race Track, W.Va.