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"Formed in 1778 from Botetourt and Mongomery.  named for the river which drains it.  This county had many pioneer forts and saw many bloody Indian battles.  World-famed mineral springs at White Sulphur and elsewhere in Greenbrier Valley."
Emil Hudel, Editor of Beckley Post Herald; John Faulconer, Editor of Hinton Daily News, and Jim Comstock, Editor of The West Virginia Hillbilly examining the club's books.
After a long dry summer, drizzling rains dominated the Potomac Highland region for days. By November 4, a severe storm wreaked havoc as the already dampened soils could no longer receive the excessive rains. The waters extended through Avis to Pence Springs near the Hinton, W. Va.Summers, Greenbrier, Mineral, Hampshire, Grant, Hardy, Pendleton, and Tucker counties were all affected by high water and flooding, as well.
The log cabin is located across a "hard road and bridge" from Blaker's Mill, according to the caption on the back of the photograph. Today, the old cabin is used as a barn.
Birthplace of Kyle Gwinn. Dan Donahue General Store in the center of the photo. The the left is Mamie Goheen house. At the bridge is I-64 E through Greenbrier County.
Two unidentified men are pictured under the cabin's awning.
A large cloud of smoke can be seen in the distance.
Looking at the church building located on Snowflake Quarry Road in Snowflake Village. The church is on Louis Longanacre's property. Built ca. 1900, the members who attended this church worked in the quarry.
Looking at the church where workers of the Snowflake Quarry attended. The church was built ca. 1900.
Looking at the home from across the street.
The C. & O. Railway Company test-runs its experimental engine, part of its "500 series".
View looking over the river at the lumber mill.
View of the vast lumber yard, grounds, and company buildings.The photographer, Tom Ocheltree (1926-1990) was a railroad employee with a side business of commercial photography. This image, and two other aerials, appeared as 5x7 enlargements for the East Rainelle bus depot.
Combs stands beside the dairy cow.
People are pictured at the store entrance. The building is situated beside railroad tracks.
4-H members compete at the state fair with their steer.
During World War II, war prisoners were housed at this camp on the head-waters of Little Clear Creek in Greenbrier County. The prisoners were employed to lay railroad track into a large stand of virgin timber. The operator stated that the German prisoners were the finest type of labor and did an excellent job.
A bird's eye view of the Greenbrier River in Greenbrier County, W. Va.