Rosby's Rock
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior
N 39° 54.830 W 080° 44.866
17S E 521557 N 4418224
Quick Description: Near here the B & O Railroad joined the Baltimore and Wheeling railroad.
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 2/18/2014 9:38:56 AM
Waymark Code: WMK605
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas
Views: 4

Long Description:
Rosby's Rock

At Rosby's Rock (5 Mi, E.), Dec 24, 1852, the B. & O. Railroad joined Baltimore and Wheeling with the first continuous railroad from the Atlantic to the Ohio, after such engineering feats as building 11 tunnels and 113 bridges.
Marker Number: None shown on marker

Marker Title: Rosby's Rock

Marker Location: West side of Rt 2

County or Independent City: Moundsville, WV

Web Site: [Web Link]

Marker Program Sponsor: West Virginia Historic Commission, 1964

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