Big Bend Tunnel at Talcott, WV -
where the legendary John Henry
drove steel - July 27, 2000.
train emerges from Big Bend Tunnel
at Talcott, WV, the newer tunnel
that replaced Great Bend Tunnel -
July 27, 2000.
of John Henry, along Route 3, near
Talcott, WV, atop the mountain
through which the Big Bend Tunnel
runs. The site serves as a
monument to the legendary
"steel drivin' man" who
beat a steam drill in a race said
to have taken place during the
construction of the Big Bend