Updates on Past Endangered Sites
Hats off to the West Virginia Gazette both for featuring the significant preservation stories below in the first place, and then for allowing us to link to their coverage:
WYCO CHURCH (2009 List)
At makeshift workbenches outside the Wyco church, students reglaze recently removed windows.
WYCO, W.Va. -- Built on a bluff overlooking Allen Creek in
1917 by coal baron W.P. Tams and abandoned 80 years later
after the mines around Wyco Coal Camp C played out, Wyco
Community Church has seen better days.
Its roof in need of major repairs, its interior damaged by
leaking water and its frame propped up by cribbing, the
weather-beaten Gothic revival church was placed on the West
Virginia Preservation Alliance's Most Endangered Properties
List in 2009.
Read the article online at:http://wvgazette.
GLENVILLE BRIDGE (2009 List)
Volunteers work to save iron bridge
Rusty nameplates display the contractors and completion date for the Gilmer County span.
By Rick Steelhammer
Read the article online at:http://wvgazette.com/Outdoors/20100513064