The West Virginia. Cyclopedia
Big Bend Mountain
From West Virginia (WV) Cyclopedia
Summers County west of Talcott, WV, around which the Greenbrier River flows. The mountain forms the "Big Bend" in the river. Legendary folk hero John Henry was reputedly killed in a contest with a steam-powered drill while building a tunnel through the mountain. The mountain may be geologically considered a southern extension of Keeney Mountain.