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Coal River Navigation Company


1849

General Assembly authorized development of plans for improvements to make Coal River more navigable

Other events that happened on or around 1849

1859

Construction of stone-filled timber crib dams and timber-crib locks were completed on the Coal River

Other events that happened on or around 1859

Sep 29, 1861

Kanawha Valley was hit by its worst flood

Other events that happened on or around September 29, 1861

1882

Coal River locks and dams abandoned

Other events that happened on or around 1882

1900

Little evidence of the Coal River locks and dams remained

Other events that happened on or around 1900


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