Tag Archives: Covington VA

The Kraft Pulp Mill Construction

Report on Construction Products Plant, Mar 6, 1920 West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company Covington Va “Herewith picture taken 3:15 p.m. 3-4-20 of construction grounds taken from a point lower down on the sand cliff as the one taken 1:30 p.m. 2-26-20. “You can notice hardly any difference in it from last week’s picture. This […]


Time for a skate!

Ice skaters glide on the frozen Jackson River at Covington [VA] in 1897 No wonder these skaters look so carefree! The 1890’s brought economic boom to Covington, VA. Population jumped from 704 in 1890 to 2,950 at the turn of the century. The railroad ran fourteen passenger trains daily through Covington and the city was […]

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