WEST VIRGINIA:  A HISTORICAL RESOURCE GUIDE
PART THREE: PANORAMA OF DESTRUCTION

Oil, Chemical, Iron and Steel

Conley, Phil. M "The Chemical Industry in West Virginia," West Virginia Blue Book 19 (1935): 711-715.

Craigo, L. R. "The Romance of the Cut Nail Industry," West Virginia Review 11 (August 1934): 316-318, 338.

Crawford, E. T., Jr. "Salt -- Pioneer Chemical Industry of the Kanawha Valley," West Virginia Review 13 (March 1936): 175-178, 190; 13 (April 1936): 208-211, 224; 13 (May 1936): 247-250, 256.

Eavenson, Howard N. The First Century and A Quarter of American Coal Industry. Pittsburgh: Privately printed, 1942.

Eby, Joseph J. "Iron and Steel Industry in West Virginia," West Virginia Review 24 (July 1947): 7-11.

Eby, Joseph J. "The Salt Industry in West Virginia," West Virginia Review 24 (June 1947): 18-20, 35.

Forbes, Gerald. "The Civil War and the Beginning of the Oil Industry in West Virginia," West Virginia History 8 (July 1947): 382-391.

Goodall, Elizabeth J. "The Manufacture of Salt - Kanawha's First Commercial Enterprise," West Virginia History 26 (July 1965): 234-250.

Hanlin, F. A. "Weirton Steel Company - The Mushroom of the Steel Industry," West Virginia History 3 (June 1926): 346-347.

Hauer, Peter. "Salt Petre Mining in West Virginia," Goldenseal 1 (July-September 1975): 36-40.

Jefferson, Josephine. Wheeling Glass. Mount Vernon: Guide Publishing Co., 1947.

Jones, James G. "The Early History of the Natural Gas Industry in West Virginia," West Virginia History 10 (January 1949): 79-92.

McCormick, Kyle. "The Story of Iron Mining in West Virginia," West Virginia History 21 (May 1926): 256, 275-277.

Matheny, J. W. "The Early Iron Industry In West Virginia," West Virginia Review 3 (May 1926): 256, 275-277.

Moreland, James R. "The Early Iron Industry in the Cheat Mountains," West Virginia Review 14 (October 1936): 16-19. and in West Virginia History 8 (October 1946): 105-118.

Reed, Louis. "First Oil Lease South of the Mason and Dixon Line," West Virginia History 25 (January 1964): 150-155.

Rice, Otis K.. "Coal Mining in the Kanawha Valley to 1861: A View of Industrialization in the Old South," Journal of Southern History 31 (November 1965): 393-416.

Smith, Phillip R. Jr. "The Hall Rifle Works," West Virginia History 23 (April 1962): 219-223.

Stealey, John Edmund III. The Antebellum Kanawha Salt Business and Western Markets. Lexington, University Press of Kentucky, 1993.

Williams, Lou. "Beginning of a Great Industry," West Virginia Review 17 (February-March 1940): 142-143, 156.
 

Lumbering and Logging

Brown, d. D.. "Lumbering in Randolph County," Randolph County Historical Society Magazine of History and Biography 11 (1954): 82-90.

Clarkson, Roy B. Tumult on the Mountains; Lumbering in West Virginia, 1770-1920. Parsons: McClain Printing Co., 1964.

Cubby, Edwin A. . "Timbering Operations in the Tug and Guyandot Valleys in the 1890's," West Virginia History 26 (January 1965): 110-120.

Deike, George H. Logging South Cheat: The History of the Snowshoe Resort Lands. Youngstown: Trebco, 1978.

Dodge, Jacob R. West Virginia: Its Farms and Forests, Mines and Oil-wells. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1895.

Jackson, Henry F. "Lumbering on Coal River," Thesis, West Virginia University, 1937

Nuttall, John. Trees Above With Coal Below. San Diego: Neyenesch Printers, 1961. (Autobiographical account of life in the lumbering and coal mining regions of Fayette County.)

Thompson, George B. A History of the Lumber Business at Davis, West Virginia, 1885-1924. Parsons: McClain Printing Co., 1974.

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