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Northwestern Virginia (B&O) Railroad, Grafton Machine Shop & Foundry, U.S. 119 East of Tygart Valley River, Grafton, Taylor County, WV

Northwestern Virginia (B&O) Railroad, Grafton Machine Shop & Foundry, U.S. 119 East of Tygart Valley River, Grafton, Taylor County, WV

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Summary

Significance: Built by the Northwestern Virginia Railroad, a subsidiary of the B&O, this complex was the major repair facility on the western portion of the line. Grafton was one of the earliest railroad towns.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-11
Survey number: HAER WV-10
Building/structure dates: 1854 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1867 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1911 Subsequent Work

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Latrobe, Benjamin
Fink, Albert
Bullman, Wendell
place

Location

West Grafton39.34092, -80.01897
Google Map of 39.3409249, -80.0189659
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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