AM&O RR - Question about Allegheny Station

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Fri Feb 23 11:14:14 EST 2018

Thanks for the info Mr Kelling. I checked the N&W annual reports and found
the following. Not much detail but its something.


Interlocking and signaling apparatus were installed or improved

at Ironville, Riverton, Alleghany, Kelly Tank, Cooper, Coaldale,

Dunlow, East Portsmouth, and Glen Jean.


Passenger stations and freight depots were built or enlarged at

Suffolk, Petersburg,'Antietam, Shepherdstown, Rileyville, Stanley,

Buchanan, Starkey, Koehler, Ridgeway, Shawsville, Bluefield,

Cleveland, St. Paul,.and Devon.


Passenger stations and freight depots were built or enlarged at Waverly,
Riverton, Wirtz,

South Boston and Shawsville, Va., Charles Town and Kermit, W. Va., and
Mayodan, N. C.

- Roger Link

On Thu, Feb 22, 2018 at 4:41 PM, NW Mailing List <nw-mailing-list at>

> 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
> > wrote:
>> 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:*
>> 20Allegheny%20Station%20-%20Close%20up.jpg
>>   In N&W era
>> *Brick station:*
>> *Proposed station site drawing HS-H10160:*
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