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The Pyrite Mines of Sulphur Mines and Railroad Company

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Title

The Pyrite Mines of Sulphur Mines and Railroad Company

Subject

mining

Description

This photo demonstrates the Pyrite Mines of the Sulphur Mines. A spur from the mail railroad line (constructed by the Virginia Central Railroad before the Civil War) ran to the mines in order to transport the large quantities of valuable ore they shipped out weekly.

Source

Louisa County Historical Society Archives

Publisher

Louisa County Historical Society

Contributor

Louisa County Historical Society

Type

Still Image

Identifier

054_2011_01_031

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