Invitation to the Pope to witness Mountain Top Removal


From today’s Gazette-Mail of Charleston, West Virginia

Bob Kincaid: A letter and a prayer to the pope from WV

By Bob Kincaid

Your Holiness, 795 more words

Geography of North America-Video

The video below shows the basic geography of North America especially the Rocky and Appalachian Mountains.

North America

Haysi High School, Haysi, Virginia

School consolidation has become a common practice in the hills of appalachia.  Populations decline, revenue sources dry up and school divisions and districts are forced to close aging schools.   218 more words

Appalachian Mountains

Trammel, Virginia 24289

Trammel, Virginia, was a coal mining town that was built by the Virginia Banner Coal Corporation in 1917. The last spike of the Carolina, Clinchfield, and Ohio Railway, which was completed in 1915, had been driven near here.   143 more words

Appalachian Mountains

US Post Office -- Ashcamp, Kentucky 41512

Ashcamp is located in southern Pike County along state route 197 between Elkhorn City and Jenkins.

Appalachian Mountains

Powell Valley Overlook, Norton, Virginia

The Powell Valley Overlook sits on the north-bound side of Highway 23 between Big Stone Gap and Norton.  The end of the boardwalk sits about 40′ above the highway at one of the most spectacular bridges in the state: it sits on the steep slope of a solid rock face, leaving you wondering just why it doesn’t slide off the mountain. 70 more words

Appalachian Mountains

The Clinchfield Special

This post card, never mailed, shows the tender with the livery of 1968 with Clinchfield in gold letters.

On the back: THE CLINCHFIELD SPECIAL – The most famous little steam engine of railroad history, built Aug. 110 more words

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