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By Louise Dawson Stoker,Dana Stoker Cochran

ISBN-10: 0738518263

ISBN-13: 9780738518268

ISBN-10: 1531612431

ISBN-13: 9781531612436

Bramwell, "the delight of West Virginia's southern tip," sprang up nearly in a single day as a result 1800s coal-mining increase. It boasted extra millionaires in line with capita than the other city during this nation. those classic photos inform of devastation via the 1890 flood and the 1910 hearth. In 1957, a hot January prompted the Bluestone River to hide major highway and restricted transportation to rowboats. Herein, tales spread of the early days whilst coal used to be king and money flowed as freely because the river. a number of old-timers have in mind gazing the financial institution janitor as he driven a cart packed with cash down major road to the teach station per week. The bank
financed Washington's Burning Tree state membership and the collage Women's membership. via the beginning of worldwide conflict II, Bramwell's "millionaires" have been the scholars attending Bramwell college. This quantity comprises picture stories displaying how the varsity and neighborhood have been joined at heart.

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