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Lost Creek in Harrison County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

B & O Depot

 
 
B & O Depot Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karl Stelly, September 5, 2010
1. B & O Depot Marker
Inscription. Built 1892, following the completion of railroad in 1887. Lost Creek grew to become largest shipping point for cattle in West Virginia in 1915 and on entire B & O system, east of Mississippi in 1923.
 
Erected 1996 by Lost Creek Community Organizations and the West Virginia Department of Archives and History.
 
Location. 39° 9.656′ N, 80° 21.171′ W. Marker is in Lost Creek, West Virginia, in Harrison County. Marker is at the intersection of Lost Creek Road (County Route 25) and West Milford Road (West Virginia Highway 270), on the left when traveling north on Lost Creek Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lost Creek WV 26385, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First M.P. Church (approx. 4.5 miles away); Hacker's Creek/Jane Lew (approx. 4.6 miles away); Gen. Lightburn (approx. 4.6 miles away); Jackson's Mill (approx. 7.6 miles away); a different marker also named Jackson's Mill (approx. 7.6 miles away); Clarksburg Defenses (approx. 7.9 miles away); U.S.S. West Virginia Bow Flag Staff (approx. 8.2 miles away); Union Meetings (approx. 8.2 miles away).
 
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B & O Depot Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karl Stelly, September 5, 2010
2. B & O Depot Marker
This view is looking towards the south.
B & O Depot image. Click for full size.
By Karl Stelly, September 5, 2010
3. B & O Depot
This is the restored B & O (Baltimore and Ohio Railroad) depot.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 689 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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