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Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, Keyser Machine Shop, State Route 46 Northwest of Spring Street, Keyser, Mineral County, WV



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B&W Photos

HB1263578
General View Looking Southwest Showing Railroad Station At Keyser.

HB1263579
General View Looking South At Freight Station.

HB1263580
General View Looking North At Freight Station

HB1263581
General View Looking West At Machine Shop In Keyser

HB1263582
General View Looking West At Machine Shop

HB1263583
Looking East Showing Rear Of Machine Shop.

HB1263584
Machine Shop, Interior, Looking At Monitor And Roof Truss.

HB1263585
Machine Shop, Interior, Looking At Roof Truss System

HB1263586
B & O Storage Facility At Keyser.

HB1263587
Turntable And Roundhouse At Keyser

HB1263588
Freight Yards At Keyser


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Item Title


Location
State Route 46 Northwest of Spring Street, Keyser vicinity, WV

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER WV-22
Building/structure dates: 1875 initial construction
Significance: The machine shop at Keyser is a representative example of mid-19th century timber truss construction.

Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. GENERAL VIEW LOOKING SOUTHWEST SHOWING RAILROAD STATION AT KEYSER.
2. GENERAL VIEW LOOKING SOUTH AT FREIGHT STATION.
3. GENERAL VIEW LOOKING NORTH AT FREIGHT STATION. NOTE BRICK DETILING AT ROOF LINE.
4. GENERAL VIEW LOOKING WEST AT MACHINE SHOP IN KEYSER. OLD TRAIN SHED TO RIGHT OF MACHINE SHOP.
5. GENERAL VIEW LOOKING WEST AT MACHINE SHOP. NOTE BRICK DETAILING.
6. LOOKING EAST SHOWING REAR OF MACHINE SHOP.
7. MACHINE SHOP, INTERIOR, LOOKING AT MONITOR AND ROOF TRUSS.
8. MACHINE SHOP, INTERIOR, LOOKING AT ROOF TRUSS SYSTEM. NOTE DECORATIVE WOOD COLUMN AT LOWER LEFT.
9. B & O STORAGE FACILITY AT KEYSER.
10. TURNTABLE AND ROUNDHOUSE AT KEYSER. MACHINE SHOP IS VISIBLE IN BACKGROUND TO LEFT OF ROUNDHOUSE.
11. FREIGHT YARDS AT KEYSER. TRAIN SHED AND B & O STORAGE FACILITY ARE VISIBLE AT LEFT. TURNTABLE LIES OUT OF VIEW BEHIND TRAIN SHED.


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