It is reported that Mr. Ahl, owner of the Virginia ore bank, and the Messrs. Knott, who owns the limestone quarries, have about completed arrangement for the construction of a branch railroad from the B. & O. at the Old Furnace to the quarries named. Messrs. Knott and Ahl will do the grading and the B. & O. will lay the track and operate the road.
We use this timeline to help us understand the events that may have affected or shaped a person's life. Here are some ideas as to how this timeline may help your further your own research: