C & O Canal, Cumberland, MD

Identifier:
050604
Collection Number:
4151
Title:
C & O Canal, Cumberland, MD
Date:
ca. 1880-1930
Creator:
Ben Thompson
Description:
This image is part of the Thompson Family of Canaan Valley Collection. The Thompson family played a large role in the timber industry of Tucker County during the 1800s, and later prospered in the region as farmers, business owners, and prominent members of the Canaan Valley community.The image shows canal boats and a train in the background.
Subjects:
Canal-boats--Maryland., Canals--Maryland., Railroads--Potomac River.
Family Names:
Thompson family.
Geographic:
Cumberland (Md.), Potomac River.
Acquisition Source:
Fletcher, Sarah T.
Acquisition Method:
Gift
Medium:
print
Projects:
West Virginia History OnView