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Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, Tray Run Viaduct, Spanning Tray Run, Rowelsburg, Preston County, WV



B&W Photos

HB1262769
Photocopied 1974 From Album Of Baltimore And Ohio Railroad, Witteman Brothers, Smithsonian Institution, 1882

HB1262770
Photocopied 1974 From The Baltimore And Ohio Railroad And Its Branches, From The Lakes To The Sea, Baltimore, 1872

HB1262771
Photocopied 1974 From The Baltimore And Ohio Railroad And Its Branches, From The Lakes To The Sea, Baltimore, 1872

HB1262772
Photocopied 1974 From Souvenir Album, Leighton And Frey Souvenir View Company, (n.d.)

HB1262773
Photocopied 1974 From Aufsatze Betreffend Das Eisenbahnwesen In Nord-amerika, A

HB1262774
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HB1262776
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HB1262777
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HB1262778
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Item Title


Location
Spanning Tray Run, Rowelsburg+vicinity, WV

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER WV-18
Building/structure dates: 1905 initial construction
Significance: The original bridge on this site was designed by Albert Fink and utilized his patented truss type. It was replaced by a wrought iron trestle in 1887. This structure was replaced by a masonry arch bridge in circa 1905. The history of the Tray Run Viaduct is most notable because of its association with Albert Fink.

Related Names
Fink, Albert


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Photocopied 1974 from Album of Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, Witteman Brothers, Smithsonian Institution, 1882. WOODCUT ILLUSTRATION OF TRESTLE WORK, CHEAT RIVER GORGE.
2. Photocopied 1974 from The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad and Its Branches, from the Lakes to the Sea, Baltimore, 1872. TRESTLE WORK NEAR ROWLESBURG - UNDER VIEW.
3. Photocopied 1974 from The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad and Its Branches, from the Lakes to the Sea, Baltimore, 1872. EARLY VIEW AT TRACK LEVEL.
4. Photocopied 1974 from Souvenir Album, Leighton and Frey Souvenir View Company, (n.d.). THREE VIEWS OF BALTIMORE & OHIO RAILROAD.
5. Photocopied 1974 from Aufsatze Betreffend das Eisenbahnwesen in Nord-Amerika, A. Bendel, 1862. PHOTOCOPY OF DRAWING.
6. William E. Barrett, Photographer, 1971. B & O TRANSPORTATION MUSEUM: PORTRAIT OF ALBERT FINK, ENGINEER, c. 1858.
7. William E. Barrett, Photographer, 1974. SKEWED VIEW SHOWING CHEAT RIVER VALLEY, REMAINS OF 1887 PIER AND c. 1900 MASONRY ARCHES.
8. William E. Barrett, Photographer, 1974. ELEVATION OF PRESENT VIADUCT c. 1900.
9. William E. Barrett, Photographer, 1974. REMAINS OF 1887 PIER.
10. William E. Barrett, Photographer, 1974. SKEWED VIEW OF PRESENT VIADUCT.
11. William E. Barrett, Photographer, 1974. PART OF 1887 PIER NOW INCORPORATED INTO WINGWALL OF PRESENT VIADUCT.


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