Tour of Bramwell, WV & McDowell County, WV Area

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Tour of Bramwell, WV & McDowell County, WV Area

  1. 1. This was considered “King of the coalfields.” Everyday, 3 trains with 300 cars of coal leave McDowell County.
  2. 2. This was considered “King of the coalfields.” Everyday, 3 trains with 300 cars of coal leave McDowell County.
  3. 3. McDowell County, West Virginia- Poorest county in WV and the 5th poorest county in the United States
  4. 4. dozens of families weekly drink Fresh mountain spring from this spring
  5. 5. Homelessness is not a big problem, but quality of housing is a bigger problem.
  6. 6. Many historic buildings and other infrastructure in the surrounding communities are in danger of falling apart
  7. 7. Many historic buildings and other infrastructure in the surrounding communities are in danger of falling apart
  8. 8. All over Appalachia, people of all ages find anyplace they can to raise their families
  9. 9. All over Appalachia, people of all ages find anyplace they can to raise their families
  10. 10. “This looks like a third This is just another location in the local area where families world country” have lived

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