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Railroads: Chesapeake & Ohio Railway

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C&O heavy Shay in vicinity of South Side, near Thurmond - circa 1920's.

C&O 2-6-6-2 Mallet locomotive in Mount Hope, WV - circa 1930's.

The Chesapeake and Ohio's enginehouse at Thurmond, WV - circa late-1960's.

Mural of C&O Raleigh County coal mining operation - Prince Station - Prince, WV.

C&O station at White Sulphur Springs, WV - circa mid-1960's.

C&O water tower at Cotton Hill, WV - circa mid-1960's.

Statue of Collis P. Huntington, in Huntington, WV.

Related Sites

West Virginia Railroads -- Visit our sister site,, for history, news, photos, and links related to West Virginia railroads, where you can download  scale drawings of the Thurmond Depot, Thurmond Enginehouse, and Thurmond Yards.

Early History of the C&O --A Web page from Historic Mount Hope  provides a brief sketch of the  history of the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway.




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