Fayette Station Road Audio Tour

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Fayette Station Road circa 1920

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Fayette Station Road Tour

A one hundred year-old road of hairpin turns winds down to the bottom of New River Gorge, across a narrow bridge, and up the other side. This CD will carry travelers back in time along Fayette Station Road to when coal was king and more than forty coal mining towns lined New River Gorge. The road tour is 8 miles long and takes about 30 - 45 minutes to complete. Download the audio tour below and a transcript of the audio tour is also available.

Coal Heritage Trail

Fayette Station Road is a spur of the Coal Heritage Trail, which traverses five Southern West Virginia counties between Fayetteville and Bluefield.

Fayette Station Road Tour - Produced & written by Penny J. Sander, Cambridge Seven Associates, Cambridge, MA Recording engineered by Brian Depaul Carey, Dexter Media, Boston, MA Packaging designed by Radoslav Mateev, Cambridge Seven Associates, Inc. Narrated by Jeffrey Holmes Music: "Hel Amongst the Vetica," Mark Simos & Friends, Clifftop Notes Vol. 1 (5-String Productions © 2001 Mark Simos/Devachan Music (BMI) /Administered by BUG. www.devachan.com
Interpretive planning by The LA Group, P.C., Saratoga Springs, NY

© 2006 New River Gorge National River,P. O. Box 246, Glen Jean, WV 25846 All rights reserved.Manufactured in the USA. Unauthorized duplication is a violation of applicable laws.


Last updated: July 31, 2022

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