The John Henry statue at Talcott, commemorating the "steel drivin' man" who participated in the construction of the Big Bend railroad tunnel, was erected on December 28, 1972.
"The Long-Awaited John Henry Statue is Finally Erected"
"John Henry: A West Virginian Hero"
"John Henry - Man Or Myth"
"The John Henry Legend"
"John Henry Story at Talcott is Revived"
Sources on John Henry
On This Day in West Virginia History: December