Railroads - Thurmond, WV - Page 3

Page #3 of photos from the historic railroad town of Thurmond, WV.
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Thurmond Depot and C&O enginehouse as viewed from the Rend Branch- April 1920.

Close-up of previous photo, showing Chesapeake & Ohio Railway's enginehouse at Thurmond - April 1920.

Enginehouse close-up showing Shays and other steam locomotives at Thurmond enginehouse - April 1920.

View of a Mallet steam locomotive with a long string of hoppers at Thurmond Depot - April 1920.

The massive coaling station at Thurmond, WV, still standing nearly 50 years after abandonment - 1997.

Birds-eye view of Thurmond from the Concho overlook, near Minden, WV.

Thurmond #1 - More railroad-related photo from Thurmond, West Virginia.

Thurmond #2 - Yet another collection of Thurmond rail-related photos.

Thurmond, WV Railroad Structures - Photo Gallery


Thurmond Coaling Station

West Virginia Railroads

Visit our sister site WVRailroads.net 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 WVa-USA.com 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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