Echoes of the Previous is a set of historic articles curated from The Virginian Evaluation and different publications archived since 1914. You could be uncovered to content material that you just discover offensive or objectionable. For historic functions and accuracy, articles are reprinted of their authentic, unedited type, and don’t replicate the opinions and beliefs of the writer.
July 20, 1937
85 Years In the past
C&O Needs To Reduce Service to Va. Scorching Springs
Hearings on the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad’s petition to the State Company Fee for the abandonment of trains 302, 207 and 309 between Covington and Scorching Springs have been set for September 2 at 10 a.m. The proposed altering of the schedule of prepare No. 305 on the identical line because the foregoing three trains may even be heard on the identical date.Abandonment of those trains would lower nonetheless additional within the personnel of enginemen and trainmen operating out of Covington. The final prepare taken off was The Covington Virginian’s little “Merry Widow.”
July 20, 1962
60 Years In the past
Court docket Upholds Hospital Bar To Physician Garcia
Revocation of the hospital privileges of Covington physician William R. Garcia by the Alleghany Memorial Hospital Fee on Dec. 12, 1961, was sustained by Alleghany Circuit Court docket Decide Earl L. Abbott Thursday afternoon as a seven-day civil go well with ended. Dr. Garcia had introduced go well with towards the Hospital Fee in June searching for reinstatement of his privileges on the hospital and unspecified damages for monetary losses he had suffered for the reason that revocation of his privileges.
July 20, 2007
15 Years In the past
Colton Malone, 14 Saves County Man At Humpback Bridge
A 14-year-old boy is being credited for saving a person from drowning Monday. Alleghany County Sheriff Dale Muterspaugh stated Chris Campbell, 20, of Jackson River Highway was injured whereas swimming at Humpback Bridge. He was saved from drowning by Colten Malone, 14, of Covington. In keeping with Muterspaugh, Campbell was trying to swing by rope from a tree and land in Dunlap Creek. He hit the water headfirst and sustained accidents to his head and neck. Malone witnessed the incident and rapidly assisted Campbell with the assistance of his 10-year-old sister, Kaylie.
July 20, 2012
10 Years In the past
Espresso Membership Enjoys ‘Divining’ Dinner At Gadsby’s Tavern
In 1932, the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway launched an all new service that was to grow to be its signature prepare. C&O known as the prepare “The George Washington” and labeled it “The Most Great Prepare within the World.” The prepare ran from Washington, D.C., to Cincinnati, and it was the final passenger prepare on the C&O. Amtrak took over passenger service in 1971.
Twenty-nine members and visitor of the Clifton Forge Espresso Membership not too long ago held a dinner assembly within the well-known Gadsby’s Tavern, the final remaining authentic automobile of the well-known George Washington prepare that ran from Cincinnati to Washington, D.C., and made stops in Clifton Forge.