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This article, from the March 12, 1921 edition of ''Railway Review'', describes the Virginian Railway's project to enlarge five single-track tunnels on Clarks Gap hill to double-track width that began in 1918 by W. W. Boxley and Company, of Roanoke, Virginia. The project also involved the double-tracking of five steel viaducts. The articles features numerous photos showing the construction techniques employed during the project.   
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This article, from the March 12, 1921 edition of ''Railway Review'', describes the Virginian Railway's project to enlarge five single-track tunnels on [http://www.wvexp.com/index.php/Clarks_Gap,_West_Virginia Clarks Gap] grade to double-track width that began in 1918 by W. W. Boxley and Company, of Roanoke, Virginia. The project also involved the double-tracking of five steel viaducts. The articles features numerous photos showing the construction techniques employed during the project.   
  
 
Visit Google Books to [http://books.google.com/books?id=qwNLAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA387 download a PDF of this article].
 
Visit Google Books to [http://books.google.com/books?id=qwNLAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA387 download a PDF of this article].

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This article, from the March 12, 1921 edition of Railway Review, describes the Virginian Railway's project to enlarge five single-track tunnels on Clarks Gap grade to double-track width that began in 1918 by W. W. Boxley and Company, of Roanoke, Virginia. The project also involved the double-tracking of five steel viaducts. The articles features numerous photos showing the construction techniques employed during the project.

Visit Google Books to download a PDF of this article.