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Allegany County, 1895-96 (Advertisement - West Virginia Central and Pittsburg Railway Co.)


Allegany County Maryland, 1895, Cumberland, directory Click on the MEDIA ITEMS below for more information

   



West Virginia Central and Pittsburg Railway Co.

Cumberland, Md , to Belington, W. Va.,       131 miles.
Branches :
Shaw to Mineville,       2 "
Harrison to Elk Garden,        7 "
Thomas to Davis,       6 "
Elkins to Beverly 5.5 "
Total,       151.5 "
The road opens up three immense coal fields, viz., "Elk Garden," the George's
Creek Big Vein ; "Upper Potomac," the Davis and Thomas Veins ; "Roaring Creek,"
the Pittsburg Vein.
It passes through and opens to market, thousands of acres of the best timber land in West Virginia, of almost every merchantable kind, including walnut, cherry, ash, oak, hemlock, spruce, etc.
The coke manufactured from the Davis and Thomas veins of coal is unsurpassed, and equal to the best standard Connellsville.
Splendid grazing land, at very low figures. Good hunting and fishing.
CONNECTIONS,
AT CUMBERLAND—Baltimore & Ohio R R , Pennsylvania R. R, and Chesapeake & Ohio Canal
AT STATE LINE—In Monongalia County, W. Va. (through Belington connection) Baltimore & Ohio R. R., Pennsylvania R R., and New York Central R. R.
H G. DAVIS, President,       S. B. ELKINS, Vice President, ELKINS, W. VA.       
C. L BRETZ, General Manager. E. W. S. MOORE, Secy, Treas. and Pur. Agent
CUMBERLAND, MD.

Between ELKINS, INTERMEDIATE and WESTERN POINTS
-AND-
NEW YORK, PHILADELPHIA, BALTIMORE and WASHINGTON.





ID:
accd997

Page #:
front pages

Creator:
Bell Publishing Company, Baltimore

Rights:
Public domain

Date:
1895

Collection Location:
Allegany College of Maryland

Original Size:
20 x 14 cms

Subject:
Street addresses--Maryland--Allegany County--Directories; Street addresses --Maryland--Cumberland--Directories; Allegany County (Md.)--Directories; Cumberland (Md.)--Directories.

Coverage:
Allegany County, Maryland, 1896

 
 
Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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