Allegany County, 1895-96 (Advertisement - West Virginia Central and Pittsburg Railway Co.)
West Virginia Central and Pittsburg Railway Co.
Cumberland, Md , to Belington, W. Va., 131 miles.
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.
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
Between ELKINS, INTERMEDIATE and WESTERN POINTS
NEW YORK, PHILADELPHIA, BALTIMORE and WASHINGTON.
Bell Publishing Company, Baltimore
Allegany College of Maryland
20 x 14 cms
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Allegany County, Maryland, 1896