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Today we continue our walking tour of Ronceverte, West Virginia. In the previous two posts we took a look at the rare concrete coaling tower which still dominates the town’s skyline and the craftsman style railroad depot. Our stop today is only a few yards further along the railroad tracks from the depot. In fact, the railroad tracks are right behind where I stood to make this image.
Martin and Jones Hardware has operated out of this large brick building since 1917. Prior to this date, it housed the Greenbrier Produce Company. Constructed in 1900, the building is unique in that there is a railroad line, which you can see in the image above, which runs right into the building for the unloading of materials.