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1865

The Wheeling interurban system began operation

Other events that happened on or around 1865

1887

Electric streetcars began to be used in Wheeling

Other events that happened on or around 1887

1900

Interurban railway operations began in Huntington

Other events that happened on or around 1900

1901

The Fairmont & Clarksburg Traction streetcar company began

Other events that happened on or around 1901

1903

The Parkersburg & Marrietta Interurban was built

Other events that happened on or around 1903

1906

The Lewisburg & Ronceverte was built to the C&O

Other events that happened on or around 1906

1908

The Wellsburg, Bethany & Washington interurban railway was built

Other events that happened on or around 1908

1912

The Charleston Interurban Railroad was built to St. Albans

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1913

A streetcar line between Sistersville and Middlebourne was built

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1916

The Charleston Interurban Railroad was built to Cabin Creek

Other events that happened on or around 1916

1918

The Parkersburg & Ohio Valley Electric Railway ceased operation

Other events that happened on or around 1918

1925

The Sistersville to New Martinsville streetcar line ceased operation

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1926

The Wellsburg, Bethany & Washington Railroad streetcar line ceased operation

Other events that happened on or around 1926

1928

The Tri-City Traction streetcar line was built between Princeton and Bluefield

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1930

The Sistersville and Middlebourne streetcar line ceased operation

Other events that happened on or around 1930

1933

Employees bought the Wheeling Traction Company and re-named it Cooperative Transit Company

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1934

The Fairmont & Clarksburg Traction merger became Monongahela West Penn Service Company

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1935

The property of the Charleston Interurban Railroad was bought by Charleston Transit Company

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Jun 29, 1939

The Charleston Transit Company converted the Charleston Interurban Railroad to a bus system

1947

The Co-operative Transit Company ceased streetcar operations in Wheeling area

Other events that happened on or around 1947


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