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Riding That New River Train By Chesapeake & Ohio Historical Society
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This book provides an in-depth account of the C&O Railway in the New River Valley and includes detailed descriptions of the history and development of the line; operations, locations, motive... More > power, freight and passenger service, coal mines and towns, short lines and branches, and landmarks along the way. It also includes narratives about famous railroad towns such as Thurmond and Quinnimont. It is filled with hundreds of photographs, drawings, maps and other reference material. Many of the photos were taken by the author, and are unique to this book. Other reference material has been taken from original, official railroad sources. This is the essential reference to railroading in the New River Gorge and also serves as a guide for touring famous locations in the area. It is the most complete and scholarly coverage of the topic available.< Less
Fleeing Ohio By William Nichols
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Fleeing Ohio tells the story of a breakout from Ohio's highest security prison, its supermax.The narrative suspense is driven by two questions: Why would a middle class Oregon family get involved in... More > an apparently suicidal escape attempt? And will the breakout succeed? Daniel Caputo, young architect and musician, is the unlikely escapee. His father, Luke Clark, is a civil engineer who returned from thirteen months of Marine reconnaissance in Vietnam to find he was no longer a responsible husband and father. Sara Caputo, Daniel's mother, a music teacher in Portland, plays in a local band. She invites Luke's brother Matt, the story's narrator, to help raise Daniel. Matt is a gay anthropologist who studies the culture of boredom. Believing his son is going mad in isolation, Luke, who considers himself a descendant of Captain William Clark, develops a desperate escape plan modeled after the Lewis and Clark Expedition.< Less
Fleeing Ohio By William Nichols
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Fleeing Ohio tells the story of a breakout from Ohio's highest security prison, its supermax.The narrative suspense is driven by two questions: Why would a middle class Oregon family get involved in... More > an apparently suicidal escape attempt? And will the breakout succeed? Daniel Caputo, young architect and musician, is the unlikely escapee. His father, Luke Clark, is a civil engineer who returned from thirteen months of Marine reconnaissance in Vietnam to find he was no longer a responsible husband and father. Sara Caputo, Daniel's mother, a music teacher in Portland, plays in a local band. She invites Luke's brother Matt, the story's narrator, to help raise Daniel. Matt is a gay anthropologist who studies the culture of boredom. Believing his son is going mad in isolation, Luke, who considers himself a descendant of Captain William Clark, develops a desperate escape plan modeled after the Lewis and Clark Expedition.< Less
8060 Olentangy River Road Delaware, Ohio 43015 By Steven Conliff et al.
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8060 explores the history of a 31-acre parcel in Delaware County, Ohio. From the oceans and their marine organisms that created the site's bedrock to some of the first inhabitants 2000-4000 years... More > ago, much has left its mark on this bit of ground, not the least of which are a couple of large limestone quarry pits from the early twentieth century. In this book we explore the geology, archaeology, and history of the place in an attempt to uncover just what it is that makes 8060 so unique.< Less
The Riflemen of the Ohio By Joseph Altsheler
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This is the Sixth book in the Young Trailers series. We follow the Five, Henry Ware, Paul Cotter, Shif'less Sol Hyde, Long Jim Hart, and Silent Tom Ross as they help Adam Colfax bring arms to the... More > East via the Ohio River. However, the the Indian tribes, led by Timmendiquas of the Wyandots, plan on seizing the arms, destroying the fleet, and taking a fort on the river. Henry Ware meets Timmendiquas for the first time when he is captured by Wyandots. With the help of Daniel Boone and the Five, the fleet and men of the fort must vanquish the combined forces of the Indians and the renegades, including Simon Girty and Braxton Wyatt.< Less
The Fry Site: Archaeological and Ethnohistorical Perspectives on the Maumee River Ottawa of Northwest Ohio By David M. Stothers, Patrick M. Tucker
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The Fry site (33Lu165) was an Ottawa (Odawa) farmstead on the lower Maumee River of Ohio that existed A.D. 1814-1832. Excavations revealed an Ottawa bark burial with trade goods, a cabin or shack,... More > and an animal pen or compound. The material culture consisted of a wide variety of Native and Euro-American manufactured artifacts, including trade silver. The bark burial with trade goods is dated A.D. 1780-1809, slightly earlier than the farmstead occupation. The farmstead is connected with the Roche de Boeuf and Wolf Rapids bands of Ottawa that were removed to Kansas Territory in 1832. The Ottawa Tribe of Oklahoma are the descendants of these Maumee River Ottawa.< Less
Fall Pictures < NW Ohio > By Gary Eber
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A photo journey of the pre-fall colors near the Maumee River & the Erie Canal. Northwestern Ohio's beauty at it's best...
Ohio Moments 2009 Calendar By Jim Crotty
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Ohio Photographer Jim Crotty presents some his favorite nature and landscape images from the Buckeye State in this beautiful 2009 Calendar, including photographs from Dayton, Hocking Hills State... More > Park, Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Little Miami River Scenic River and more.< Less
The Problem of the Ohio Mounds By Cyrus Thomas
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Discussion about the Indian Mound Builders of the Ohio River Valley. Discussion focuses on Illinois, Ohio, Kentucky, Virginia, Tennessee and North Carolina. Indexed
The Problem of the Ohio Mounds By Cyrus Thomas
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Discussion about the Indian Mound Builders of the Ohio River Valley. Discussion focuses on Illinois, Ohio, Kentucky, Virginia, Tennessee and North Carolina. Indexed

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