COVER PHOTO: A 1932 excursion on the Potts Mountain incline marked the last time a train ran on the railroad to the once bustling lumber town of Waiteville, Monroe County, WV. Industrial development and subsequent decline played a major role in the sweeping changes that came to West Virginia in the twentieth century. [John Furrow Collection, West Virginia State Archives, Charleston, WV]
Nineteenth-Century Mill Village: Virginius Island,
By Mary Johnson
"The Tragic Fate of Guyandotte"
By Joe Geiger, Jr.
"The Potts Valley Branch Railroad and Tri-State
Incline Lumber Operation in West Virginia and Virginia,
By Will Sarvis
"The Jews of Clarksburg: Community Adaptation and
By Deborah R. Weiner
"Segregation and Integration in the Appalachian
Coalfields: McDowell County Responds to the Brown
By Alice E. Carter
Generation in Revolt: Student Dissent and Political Repression at
West Virginia University"
By Jeffrey A. Drobney
West Virginia History Journal
West Virginia History Center