Virtual Exhibit

In addition to the physical exhibit, the WVRRM has also created an abbreviated virtual exhibit exploring the Virginian Railway. Click here to view it, then follow the links in the right side bar or at the bottom of the page to walk through.

coal mining equip

Left to right: a coal miner’s lunch pail, a self-contained self-rescue device, and a coal miner’s hard hat with lamp

Rail tongs used during laying of track. Usually six men and three sets of tongs were required to move one section of rail, two per set of tongs.

Rail tongs used during laying of track. Usually six men and three sets of tongs were required to move one section of rail, two per set of tongs.

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