Photographer/Creator

Chet Smolski, Rhode Island College

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Date

6-1981

Description

Clarksburg is a city in West Virginia with a population of 16,578 at the 2010 census. This 1981 photograph, taken on U.S. Route 50 shows the approach to the city and the hilly terrain that the city is built within. This section of Rt. 50 is part of Corridor D in the Appalachian Development Highway System. The system was established in 1965 to boost economic growth in Appalachia.

Notes

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clarksburg,_West_Virginia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/U.S._Route_50

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/U.S._Route_50_in_West_Virginia

http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&safe=off&client=safari&rls=en&q=clarksburg+wv&um=1&ie=UTF-8&hq=&hnear=0x884a67cb09eb7e77:0x5de91ece70cc47e0,Clarksburg,+WV&gl=us&ei=HdRfToWYGajG0AHw27m4Dg&sa=X&oi=geocode_result&ct=image&resnum=1&ved=0CBcQ8gEwAA

Creator 1 Role

Photographer

Subject Headings

United States Highway 50; Cities and towns -- West Virginia -- Clarksburg; Transportation -- Local Transit -- West Virginia -- Clarksburg;

Country Name

United States of America

Region Name

West Virginia

City Name

Clarksburg

Keywords

Appalachia, cityscape, regionalization, traffic flow, highways, U.S. Rt 50

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