AM&O RR - Question about Allegheny Station
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Thu Feb 22 16:41:28 EST 2018
I have the date of 1917 for Shawsville's brick station. It appears to be
no longer standing.
J. Kelling, RRSHS
On Wed, Feb 21, 2018 at 1:59 PM, NW Mailing List <nw-mailing-list at nwhs.org>
> Another question on the Shawsville station. Was the vintage wooden station
> in the same location as the later brick station? There is a 1891 drawing in
> the archives that shows a proposed station site across from the cemetery.
> This would be about the location of the current Shawsville Middle school.
> When was the brick station build? What happened to the wooden station? Any
> ideas on why in 1891 they was looking to move the station?? (see drawing
> below) I'm guessing these are all related.
> I started thinking about this because in the stereoview image it appears
> the tracks east of the station curve to the right which they do not at
> current station location. Looking closer at the image however I'm not sure
> what I see are tracks at all!
> - Roger Link
> *V&T era station:*
> In N&W era
> *Brick station:*
> *Proposed station site drawing HS-H10160:*
> On Sat, Feb 17, 2018 at 8:33 AM, NW Mailing List <nw-mailing-list at nwhs.org
> > wrote:
>> I can't find anything in the online archives about this, and will do more
>> research at my next opportunity to visit Salem Avenue, but can anyone tell
>> me in the meantime about the Alleghany (sic) Station on the AM&O? I'm
>> wondering where exactly the Alleghany Station was situated? I am
>> attaching two auction photos which show the station in an 1870s stereoview
>> by E.& H.T. Anthony Company. This New York stereoview manufacturer sent
>> photographers throughout western Virginia and produced several photo sets
>> including scenes along the AM&O, Blue Ridge Springs, and so on. I'm
>> attaching two images of the stereoview for everyone to see what I'm talking
>> Stephen Warren
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