Wheeling, West Virginia (Then and Now Series)

Wheeling, West Virginia (Then and Now Series)

by Seán Patrick Duffy, Paul Rinkes
     
 

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The convergence of the Ohio River, the National Road, a remarkable bridge, and the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad transformed Wheeling into a transportation hub. Fed by an influx of immigrant labor, the city prospered, adding industrial muscle. But global economic changes brought the machine to a sudden halt.

Overview


The convergence of the Ohio River, the National Road, a remarkable bridge, and the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad transformed Wheeling into a transportation hub. Fed by an influx of immigrant labor, the city prospered, adding industrial muscle. But global economic changes brought the machine to a sudden halt.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738585932
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
08/18/2010
Series:
Then and Now Series
Pages:
96
Sales rank:
1,238,232
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.30(d)

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In Then & Now: Wheeling author Sean Duffy and photographer Paul Rinkes explore a city still recovering from that trauma, a city with a proud past and an uncertain but hopeful future.

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