National Geographic : 1940 Aug
© National Geographic Society Kodachrome by B.Anthony Stewart Prospect Peak, near Berkeley Springs, Commands a View of Three States Here the B. & O. Railroad on the West Virginia bank sweeps around a bend of the Potomac past the town of Great Cacapon inthe distance. Across the river, in Maryland, is the dry bed of the old Chesapeake & Ohio Canal, first advocated by George Washington, which connectedCumberland's coal mines with Washington, D.C., until recent years. The Western Maryland Railway also follows the opposite bank. Pennsylvania may be seen from this point, but isout ofthe photograph tothe right.