"West Virginia and Ohio Railroad Company"

NW Modeling List nw-modeling-list at nwhs.org
Thu Dec 11 09:55:09 EST 2014

We have found one drawing so far related to the the West Virginia and Ohio
Railroad. The archivesdb data has a "Railroad Companies" index for tracking
the many predecessor railroads of N&W and VGN.


Railroad Companies Index page: (available from archivesdb page via the
"Railroad Companies" link:


- Roger Link

On Thu, Dec 11, 2014 at 9:46 AM, NW Mailing List via NW-Mailing-List <
nw-mailing-list at nwhs.org> wrote:
>  Norfolk Southern Corp made a Facebook posting this morning that included
> the following, "A Norfolk Southern predecessor, the West Virginia and
> Ohio Railroad Company was chartered in 1886 to construct a railroad from a
> point on the line of the Flat Top Extension of the New River Division of
> the Norfolk and Western Railroad in Mercer County, West Virginia, (near the
> boundary line with Virginia), to Charleston, West Virginia. "
> Is there in the Archives a map showing the proposed route?  Of course we
> know it wasn't built in the real world, but in the "alternate universe" of
> a freelanced model railroad, such a route would be of considerable interest!
> Dave Phelps
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