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Gauley mountain

Louise McNeill

Gauley mountain

by Louise McNeill

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Published by Harcourt, Brace and company in New York .
Written in English

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    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Louise McNeill.
      GenrePoetry.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3525.A283 G3 1939
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 98 p.
      Number of Pages98
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6391217M
      LC Control Number39022360
      OCLC/WorldCa4071615

        Her first book, Gauley Mountain, was published in In it, she peppered her poems with the speech and dialect she’d grown up with. With its rich tapestry of stories and characters, Gauley Mountain is still hailed as a classic work of American poetry.   The tunnel through Gauley Mountain and hydroelectric system was completed 80 years ago and still stands today. There is a commemorative plaque at the site that describes it as an engineering : Mark Hand.

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      With the Gauley Season release dates just announced, now is the time to start planning for your adventure to West Virginia and the Gauley River. BY Chelsea Bricker Chelsea was born and raised in Southern West Virginia and enjoys sharing her love of the Mountain State with everybody she can. Interior of Hawk's Nest Tunnel dring construction, c In , construction began on a three-mile tunnel through Gauley Mountain located between Ansted and Gauley Bridge, West Virginia. When finished, the Hawk’s Nest Tunnel would divert water from the New River to a .


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Gauley Mountain is a fictional land west of the Alleghenies, and GAULEY MOUNTAIN the book is a collection of about eighty short poems about the people who settled that land and their descendants, beginning about and continuing through the 's (the book was published in ).4/5(1).

In her slim volume of poetry, Gauley Mountain, Louise McNeill has provided a way of looking into West Virginia's past that is colorful, lyrical, and delightful. Gauley Mountain is a valuable sample of literature rooted in a particular culture as well as a historic recollection alive with the vibrant personalities who settled the Allegheny Mountains/5(15).

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Louise McNeill’s volume, Gauley Mountain, is just such a book. A patchwork quilt of voices from the Gauley Mountain region of central West Virginia, the book of interrelated poems tells the story of a mountain community’s founding, rise, and ultimate demise.

Gauley Mountain was the master work of West Virginia poet Louise McNeill. The collection of poetry was published by Harcourt, Brace and Company inaccompanied by a lavish introduction by Stephen Vincent Benet. The book tells the history of West Virginia in verse form. Two days later three companies of the militia were ordered on a scouting trip over the mountain to Kanawha Falls.

I commanded one company, Lieutenant Loughborough, adjutant for General Beckley's brigade, commanded the second, and Captain Richards had charge of the third.

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Mountain Bikes are available for rent. Welcome To Meadow River Campground. Located on the banks of Meadow River in Russellville West Virginia, MRC borders Meadow River Rail Trail which offers over 25 miles of rail trail connecting to Gauley River National Recreation Area,great for hiking, biking, equestrian, tubing, canoeing, rafting,kayaking, swimming, fishing.

The FBI mentions “The Book of the Dead” only once, in passing, as a work that dealt with “the industrial disintegration of the peoples in a West Virginia village riddled with silicosis.” I left Fayetteville and followed Route 60 over Gauley Mountain, crossing the tunnel’s path three times.

I came into Gauley Bridge, the first Author: Catherine Venable Moore. Louise McNeill, the late poet laureate of West Virginia, born in Pocahontas County, provides vivid descriptions of the region and its people in her acclaimed book of poems, Gauley Mountain ().

For McNeill the development of the Gauley country stands for the whole history of West Virginia. Genre/Form: Poetry: Additional Physical Format: Online version: McNeill, Louise. Gauley mountain. New York, Harcourt, Brace and Co.

[©] (OCoLC) The Hawks Nest Tunnel disaster was a large-scale incident of occupational silicosis as the result of the construction of the Hawks Nest Tunnel near Gauley Bridge, West Virginia, as part of a hydroelectric project.

This project is considered to be one of the worst industrial disasters in American : occupational silicosis. Goodbye Gauley Mountain: An Ecosexual Love Story. likes 2 talking about this.

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It even has an entry in the book, Roadside America. Although. It’s been called America’s worst industrial disaster. The construction of a three-mile-long tunnel to carry the New River through Gauley Mountain in West Virginia cost as many as 2, workers their lives.

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