It was the lumber yard saying they had rescheduled and would be delivering the supplies at ten in the morning.
Next in importance among the state's manufactures are lumber and timber, and flour and grist mills.
- Railway development in West Virginia has been due largely to the exploitation of the coal and lumber resources of the state.
Natural facilities for transportation, afforded by the Ohio river and its branches, the Monongahela, at the northern end of the state, and the Little Kanawha and the Great Kanawha, are of special value for the shipment of lumber and coal.
It is the largest peanut market in the world, is in a great truck-gardening region, and makes large shipments of cotton (822,930 bales in 1905), oysters, coal, fertilizers, lumber, grain, fruits, wine, vegetables, fish and live stock.