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Short-Line Railroads


1899

The West Virginia Northern railroad began as a coal hauler

Other events that happened on or around 1899

1907

The Lewisburg & Ronceverte brought rail service to Lewisburg

Other events that happened on or around 1907

1919

The Twin Mountain & Potomac railroad line ended

Other events that happened on or around 1919

1922

The B&O absorbed the Morgantown & Kingwood

Other events that happened on or around 1922

1930

The West Virginia Midland Railroad closed

Other events that happened on or around 1930

1931

The Valley River Railroad closed

Other events that happened on or around 1931

1936

The Dry Fork railroad line ended

Other events that happened on or around 1936

1956

The Mann's Creek Railroad line closed

Other events that happened on or around 1956

1960

The Preston Railroad line was abandoned

Other events that happened on or around 1960

1999

The West Virginia Northern Railroad ceased as a tourist line

Other events that happened on or around 1999


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