By Ed Robinson
Life was once solid, yet paintings used to be demanding. whilst diesel engines grew to become the norm within the Nineteen Fifties, Summers County's cloth started to switch. this day tourism and sport are the best industries within the sector, yet citizens haven't forgotten their earlier. every year the county faucets into its railroading history with fairs and celebrations, and efforts are being made to maintain a few of Hinton's distinctive architecture.
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Summers County (Images of America) by Ed Robinson