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Rafer Johnson won the gold medal in the 1960 Olympics decathlon. He was also the United States team's flag bearer at the opening ceremony in Rome during the summer of 1960.
The caption reads: "This scene shows rescuers at work at the mouth of No. 8 mine: broken and twisted machinery shown in foreground to the right."
This depot was located on the Western Maryland Railroad.
The postcard names M. A. Long as the architect of the building, which today houses the West Virginia Northern Community College.
This line was part of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.
Text on the back reads, "The Collins P. Huntington Monument. Erected Oct. 22, 1924, in memory of Collins P. Huntington, the founder of the cities of Huntington, W. Va. and Newport News, Va. He was born Oct. 22, 1821 at Harwington, Conn. Through his efforts in 1862, the Central Pacific Railroad Company was formed to construct a telegraph and railroad line from the Pacific Coast to Ogden, Utah, to connect with the Union Pacific Railroad. The completion of this project placed him in the foremost ranks of American empire builders. He was president of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad Company from 1869 to 1887. Died Aug. 13, 1900."