“The Maysville and Big Sandy Railroad bed was laid through Stone City, Lewis County during 1853-1854. When the Maysville and Big Sandy Railroad engineers reached Kinniconick bottoms, a bridge had to be built over Kinniconick Creek.”
“They met on the land of William Moss, October 1853, at the place where the bridge was built over Kinniconick Creek.”
“There was at least one man who lost his life while helping build the bridge.”
“In the Garland Cemetery, sometimes referred to as the Howard Cemetery and is an addition to Bentleyville, a very old tombstone is in there which reads:”1
Sacred to the memory of George Forsyth, a native of Scotland, who died from a fall off Kinniconick Viaduct, September 2nd, 1854, aged 27 years.