James E. Casto's Cabell County (Images of America) PDF

By James E. Casto

verified in 1809, Cabell County is found in West Virginia's Mid-Ohio Valley. whilst rail multi-millionaire Collis P. Huntington driven the tracks of his Chesapeake & Ohio Railway around the mountains from Virginia into Cabell County, he based town that may turn into the county's nice metropolitan middle. enterprise and quickly started to upward thrust, and Cabell grew into one of many Mountain State's busiest, so much populous areas. This dramatic heritage of Cabell County starts with the arriving of the area's first settlers and maintains into the twenty first century. brought are James Holderby, Peter Cline Buffington, John Hunt Oley, and the opposite venturesome souls who set in movement the forces that made Cabell County the thriving position it's this present day. An informative textual content and two hundred classic pictures recreate key ancient occasions, together with the day whilst the James Gang robbed the financial institution of Huntington, the sagas of Barboursville and Milton, the early days of Marshall college and its remarkable development and luck, and the unusual yet real tale in the back of the construction of Ritter Park. Readers additionally achieve a consider for all times in prior eras as they witness the paddlewheelers that plied yesterday's Ohio River and the steam locomotives that chugged their method throughout the county's history.

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