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Piedmont B&O Station - Piedmont, West Virginia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bluejacket01
N 39° 28.829 W 079° 02.905
17S E 667848 N 4371916
Quick Description: Senator Henry Gassaway Davis, a candidate for Vice President in 1904 on the Alton B. Parker ticket, worked for the B&O as a station master at this station, from 1854 to 1858.
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 11/13/2011 4:12:30 PM
Waymark Code: WMD3F1
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
Views: 1

Long Description:
The B&O reached Piedmont in 1851, building west from Baltimore. An early view of the station can be found here. The B&O station is the red brick building on the left, while the other station on the right belongs to the Cumberland & Pennsylvania Railroad (see Piedmont WM Depot - WMD376). This view is taken from the grade crossing at Childs Avenue looking railroad west.
Is the station/depot currently used for railroad purposes?: No

Is the station/depot open to the public?: No

If the station/depot is not being used for railroad purposes, what is it currently used for?:
It appears to be abandoned.

What rail lines does/did the station/depot serve?: The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad

Station/Depot Web Site: Not listed

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