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Railroads - Thurmond, WV

Photos from various eras of the historic railroad town of Thurmond, West Virginia.
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"Railroad Avenue" in Thurmond was an extremely busy place during the early 1900's.

Thurmond Depot - mid-1960's.

Thurmond engine house, once home for dozens of C&O steam locomotives - photo: late-1960's.

The New River Train steams through Thurmond, WV - circa mid-1980's.

NKP #765 races with the New River Train pass Thurmond's historic Business Section - circa mid-1980's.

Amtrak's Cardinal roars past Thurmond's now deserted business section - circa mid-1980's.

Thurmond #2 - More rail-related photos from Thurmond, West Virginia. 

Thurmond #3 - Even more photo of Thurmond railroad-related subjects.

Thurmond, WV Railroad Structures - Photo Gallery


Thurmond Coaling Station

West Virginia Railroads

Visit our sister site for history, news, photos, and links related to the railroads of West Virginia.  At WVRailroads you also can download  scale drawings of the Thurmond Coaling Station, Thurmond Depot, Thurmond Engine House, and Thurmond Yards.

Early History of the C&O --A Web page from Historic Mount Hope  provides a brief historical sketch of the early history of the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway. The site also provides a history of the C&O's Loup Creek Branch and histories of various shortline railroads of the area.




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