William S. Whiting Logging Railroads: An Historical Geography, 1900-1925

ASU Author/Contributor (non-ASU co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Joseph H. Quinn JR. (Creator)
Appalachian State University (ASU )
Web Site: https://library.appstate.edu/
James Young

Abstract: By 1920, William S. Whiting's Boone Fork Lumber Company at Shulls Mills, North Carolina, was operating at full capacity. A large bandsaw mill complex was served by two spur logging rail lines reaching extensive timber holdings. Lumber products were shipped via the narrow gauge mainline Linville River Railway to Elizabethton, Tennessee and to regional markets on standard gauge mainline systems from there.

Additional Information

Quinn, J. (2003). "William S. Whiting Logging Railroads: An Historical Geography, 1900-1925." Unpublished Master’s Thesis. Appalachian State University, Boone, NC.
Language: English
Date: 2003
Linville River Railway, Appalachian region, William S. Whiting, Boone Fork Lumber Company

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