Gary Restaurant and Railroad Crossing Photograph
Scope and Content
This photograph features Gary Restaurant, a railroad, and a horse-drawn wagon. It was taken in the early 1990s.
- ca. 1990
Language of Materials
The material in the collection is in English.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
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The restaurant featured in the photograph was built in 1913, and is located in Gary Township, West Virginia. By 1920, the restaurant underwent extensive expansion.
Gary Township was a McDowell company-run town; it was the center of a booming steel and coal camp that operated until the 1970s. The town's prep plant was once the largest in the world.
GARY, WV. Southern West Virginia Coalfields. Web. 26 Feb. 2010. http://www.coalcampusa.com/sowv/flattop/gary/gary.htm .
0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder)
The collection contains a photograph of Gary restaurant and railroad crossing in McDowell Company-run Gary Township, West Virginia, circa 1990.
Source of Acquisition
The Gary Restaurant and Railroad Crossing photograph was donated to Special Collections in 2005.
Rights Statement for Archival Description
The guide to the Gary Restaurant and Railroad Crossing Photograph by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).
The processing, arrangement, and description of the Gary Restaurant and Railroad Crossing photograph commenced and was completed in February 2010.
- Gary Restaurant and Railroad Crossing Photograph, ca. 1990
- Julia Viets, Student Assistant
- 2010 (CC0 1.0)
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