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'Ben or B. Franklin, a character on a train ride which is narrated.  Copied from "Picturesque B.& O., Historical and Descriptive (Chicago, 1883), by J. G. Pangborn, p. 23.'
Three employees standing on the C&O locomotive are, left to right: W. L. Buck, engineer; G. L. McShartney, engineer; Hamm Bobbitt, fireman.
Pictured standing are E. B. Schiltz (left), Mrs. H. A. Lane (center), and H. A. Lane.Pictured sitting, from left to right, are D. R. McKibbin; an unidentified Q & C. (Queen and Crescent) Route agent; W. H. Koppleman; H. H. Hartlove; W. C. "Riney" Rinearson, Jr.; F. S. "Danny" Dannenberg; Willie Knight, Heinie Miller; and Mr. Hennessy.The group poses in front of a structure that reads, "Maiden's love, Bachelors rest, Widows hope."This photograph is found in a scrapbook documenting the survey for the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad in West Virginia and surrounding states.
Front Row, left to right: Fred B. Secrest, engineer; Arthur Ratliff, brakeman; Sam May, fireman; Walter O'Brien, conductor. Back Row L to R: Harry Gatewood, brakeman; Albin Haynes, brakeman.
Employees stand with a Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O) locomotive sitting on the track in front of the Yellow Goose Boarding House and the McKendree Hospital (a miners' hospital) behind the boarding house. The employees are, left to right: W. L. Burke, Engineer; H. E. McFadden, Fireman;; Jim Johnson, Boy mast(?); Pete Challonen, Dispatcher; D. H. Hontsovln, Conductor; Floyd Lewis, Brakeman.
Engineering crew for construction on the Harrisville & Cornwallis Railroad. Identified L to R: Doc Flesher, Russell Fox, Ben Ayers, Perry Smith, Guy Latimer, Jamie, Ray Latimer, "Fuzzy" Fidler, Bert Adams, Harry S. Laird.
Pictured from left to right is engineer John Scott, conductor J. C. Morgan, fireman J. B. "Bert" Hatcher, engineer E. T. Lawson, Sr., and standing in the back is engineer G. R. Sale.
From left to right is Harry Lee (holding his daught, Lucy), Lum Bennett, Emmitt Crotty, Cap. Starrett Moore, John Dobbins, John Wilt, Mark Perkins, and Mitchell Dilly.
Front, Left to right: Tom Epperley, Perry Goff, Joe Conner, ___ Bragg, Adolphus Harvey, H. F. Burrow; Back Row, Left, Nathan Lane and ___ Clark.
From left to right is Mr. McClean, Isaac Boone, Mr. Wickline, and Pete Gilmer. The man on the far right and in the back are unidentified.
A group of unidentified male employees are pictured around a train outside of the roundhouse building.
Workers L to R: Maynord A. Oliver, Tom Myrtle, Evert Richmond, Everette E. Harvey, O. T. McGuffin, V. T. (Vernie) Boley, J. W. McClure, Bill Coop, "Gumbo" Morris (car foreman), Arthur Meeks, Mr. Roles, and Mr. Downey.
Pictured from left to right is J. E. Burdette (brakeman), O. C. "Battle Ax" Allen (conductor), Hobart Akers (brakeman), and Jack Sweeney (brakeman) with N. B. Allen (engineer) on the steps and C. L. Keaton (fireman) in the cab.
A group of unidentified men gather for a group photo in the building located on Third Avenue.
Supervisors and clerks gather for a group photo. Pictured, from left to right, is Tony Young, Earl Meador, Charley Young, Ernest Hunter, Herb Comer, Bill Fitzsimmons, Hobson Marks, Ben Hamer, V. V. Viars (master mechanic), Bill Tyree, I. E. Gore, Jake Miller, M. T. Llewellyn, Andy Hopkins, Jess Gore (laborer), Earl Bleay, Mervin Shull, and A. J. McAllister.
(From postcard collection legacy system--subject.)
Foreman George Washington Saunders, the only white man in the photograph and is on horseback. None of the African-American workers are identified. Other information inscribed on the back of the photograph includes: "Photo courtesy William N, Kaempf, grandson, Richmond , Va." Also, "from Roy Long to Stephen Trail 1-31-1997 Hinton Su Co WV".
George Washington Saunders ,the job foreman, is in the back-left, with his hands in his pockets and the only white man in the photograph. None of the African-American workers are identified. Other information on the back of the photograph includes, "from Roy Long, Hinton to Stephen Trail 1-31-1997".
Foreman George Washington Saunders, standing, far left, with unidentified others in camp during the construction of the Chesapeake and Ohio (C&O) Railroad in Fayette County. Other information on the back of the photograph includes: "Photo courtesy William N. Kaempf, his grandson. Retired Chesterfield County , Va. school administrator."  Also., " from Roy Long to Stephen Trail 01-31-1997, Su Co WV photo ca. 1972 Hawk's Nest".
Crew is posed in front of the locomotive.
Railroad workers are posed with horses carrying lumber next to train cars. "Notice the railroad cars' wheels are backwards."
Crew is posed behind the locomotive.
Men seated next to railroad tracks with tools.
A group of workers posed on the side of train tracks with tools.
Several workers pose next to a horse drawn cart used for hauling. This image is probably an example of pinpoint photography.
Unidentified engineers, working on the Ohio Extension, pose in front of a log cabin.
Only identified man is Herbert S. Thomas Sr., seated on the right.
Group portrait of several families of the workers building the Ohio Extension of the Norfolk and Western Railroad along the Tug Fork and Big Sandy Rivers.
Photograph taken of several unidentified civil engineers during the construction of the Ohio extension of the Norfolk & Western Railroad.
Photograph was taken during the construction of the Ohio extension of the Norfolk & Western Railroad. The only identified individual is Herbert S. Thomas Sr., standing, far left.
Photograph taken during the construction of the Ohio extension of the Norfolk & Western Railroad. Left to Right: A. L. Flint; S. Z. Earle; J. Lacy; S. P. Daniel.
Group portrait of unidentified engineers, working on the Ohio Extension in Southern West Virginia.
Anderson "Devil Anse" Hatfield, second from the left holds a surveying pole as several unidentified workers and civil engineers pose with their equipment during the construction of the Ohio extension of the Norfolk & Western Railroad.
Large group portrait of black and white workers. Some are holding guns, tools or banjos. None are identified.
Several unidentified black workers and two women pose outside the entrance to what is possibly a dwelling built into the side of a hill. The photo was taken during the construction of the Ohio extension of the Norfolk & Western Railroad.
A large group of unidentified people, including civil engineers, survey and construction crews, pose on a railroad bridge. The photograph was taken during the construction of the Ohio extension of the Norfolk & Western Railroad.
Several well-dressed young men stand on the track next to a Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Car. The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company was one of the oldest railroads in the U.S. It passed through Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia and Ohio. The men are probably West Virginia University students headed out of Morgantown.
Ro Murrell, center, stands in front of caboose with two unidentified crew members. Inscription on the back includes: "...from Ro Murrell Collection..."
East end of the shop track work crew. None are unidentified.
Unidentified group of young people pose during an outing.
Unidentified railroad workers pose in front of Chesapeake and Ohio Engine No.380. The photograph was possibly taken at a depot in Summers County. Information on the back includes: "From Roy Long Coll. C & O RR".
A group of men pose with supplies before their journey to Camp "High Life," where they slept in the open for several nights.This photograph is found in a scrapbook documenting the survey for the B. & O. Railroad in West Virginia and surrounding states.
Postcard photograph of workers posing on Engine #302; Identified workers are Engineer Fred B. Secrest, in white and Brakeman Arthur Ratliff, sitting right of Secrest.
Workers pose on a hand car and railroad track. Jesse C. Simms, 2nd from right. All other persons in this photograph are unidentified.
Photograph taken at Hinton High School. Identified L to R, Back Row: G. H. Harwood, Joe Hayth, Cecil Lively, N. S. Seldomridge, , --Patton, E. M. Bobbit, Isaac Meadows, --Eubanks, Brown Nunley;  Second Row: F. S. Hunter, --Poteet, Tom Youell, Wood Wickline, Clarence Seldomridge, Tom Rogers, Bert Ashley, George Nutting, Ira Wiseman; Third Row: Dick Cobb, E. K. Rogers, Lindsay Burks, M. M. Mastin, Bob Jones, Howard Honaker, Elmer Garten, Deifenbach, W. G. Dameron, C. H. Fredeking; Fourth Row: Bob Noel, Charlie Poore, Henry Ailstock, Lynn Gardner, Richard Thomasson, --Eubanks, --Cottle, --Hout, Tuney Swatts, C. I. Smith, C. S. Faulconer.