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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



B&W Photos

HB1262355
Photocopied December 1972 From Original In Collection Of Mr

HB1262356
Photocopied December 1972 From Original In Collection Of Mr

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Photocopied December 1972 From Original In Collection Of Mr

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Photocopied December 1972 From Original In Collection Of Mr

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Photocopied December 1972 From Original In Collection Of Mr

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Photocopied December 1972 From Original In Collection Of Mr

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Photocopied December 1972 From Original In Collection Of Mr

HB1262362
Photocopied December 1972 From Original In Collection Of Mr

HB1262363
Photocopied December 1972 From Original In Collection Of Mr

HB1262364
William E

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William E

HB1262366
William E

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William E

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William E

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William E

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William E

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William E

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William E

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William E

HB1262374
William E

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William E

HB1262376
Aerial View Of Cheat River

HB1262377
Aerial View Of Grafton Machine Shops.

HB1262378
Aerial View Of Grafton Machine Shops.

HB1262379
Train Crossing Cheat River At Grafton.


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Location
U.S. 119 East of Tygart Valley River, Grafton, WV

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER WV-10
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-11).
Building/structure dates: 1854 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1867 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1911 subsequent work
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.

Related Names
Latrobe, Benjamin
Fink, Albert
Bullman, Wendell


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Photocopied December 1972 from original in collection of Mr. Roy Boliger, Grafton, WV, 1857. VIEW OF GRAFTON, WV.
2. Photocopied December 1972 from original in collection of Mr. Roy Boliger, Grafton, WV, 1876. VIEW OF GRAFTON, WV AS VIEWED FROM THAYER.
3. Photocopied December 1972 from original in collection of Mr. Roy Boliger, Grafton, WV, 1876. HILL IN THE YEAR 1876.
4. Photocopied December 1972 from original in collection of Mr. Roy Boliger, Grafton, WV, 1876. VIEW OF GRAFTON, WV.
5. Photocopied December 1972 from original in collection of Mr. Roy Boliger, Grafton, WV, 1876. VIEW OF GRAFTON, WV.
6. Photocopied December 1972 from original in collection of Mr. Roy Boliger, Grafton, WV, (n.d.). VIEW OF GRAFTON, WV.
7. Photocopied December 1972 from original in collection of Mr. Roy Boliger, Grafton, WV, (n.d.). B & O SHOPS GRAFTON, WV.
8. Photocopied December 1972 from original in collection of Mr. Roy Boliger, Grafton, WV, 1890. MACHINE SHOP TAKEN FROM ROOF OF ROUNDHOUSE.
9. Photocopied December 1972 from original in collection of Mr. Roy Boliger, Grafton, WV, 1857. BALTIMORE AND OHIO RAILROAD SCENERY.
10. William E. Barrett, Photographer, December 1972. NORTH ELEVATION.
11. William E. Barrett, Photographer, December 1972. GENERAL VIEW OF MARSHALLING YARD SHOWING MACHINE SHOP.
12. William E. Barrett, Photographer, December 1972. NORTH ELEVATION, CENTER PAVILION.
13. William E. Barrett, Photographer, December 1972. MACHINE SHOP, LOOKING EAST.
14. William E. Barrett, Photographer, December 1972. SOUTH ELEVATION, LOOKING EAST.
15. William E. Barrett, Photographer, December 1972. INTERIOR OF FOUNDRY LOOKING BACK TOWARD SHOP SECTION BEHIND WALL.
16. William E. Barrett, Photographer, December 1972. DETAIL OF FINK TRUSS: CAST-IRON RIDGE SHOE.
17. William E. Barrett, Photographer, December 1972. DETAIL OF FINK TRUSS: CAST-IRON COMPRESSION STRUT.
18. William E. Barrett, Photographer, December 1972. DETAIL OF FINK TRUSS: PINNED CONNECTION OF TENSION AND COMPRESSION MEMBERS.
19. William E. Barrett, Photographer, December 1972. DETAIL OF FINK TRUSS: TIMBER TOP CHORD, CAST-IRON SEAT AND WROUGHT IRON LOWER CHORD.
20. William E. Barrett, Photographer, December 1972. INTERIOR OF SHOP SECTION SHOWING FINK TRUSS, HEAVY TIMBER SHAFTING SUPPORTS.
21. William E. Barrett, Photographer, December 1972. WINDOW DETAIL (FORMER DOOR).
22. AERIAL VIEW OF CHEAT RIVER. GRAFTON ROUNDHOUSE IS VISIBLE AT LEFT
23. AERIAL VIEW OF GRAFTON MACHINE SHOPS.
24. AERIAL VIEW OF GRAFTON MACHINE SHOPS.
25. TRAIN CROSSING CHEAT RIVER AT GRAFTON.


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