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Wheeling in Ohio County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Baltimore and Ohio Passenger Station

 
 
Baltimore and Ohio Passenger Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 30, 2013
1. Baltimore and Ohio Passenger Station Marker
Inscription. B & O Railroad completed track from Baltimore to Wheeling, 1852. First passenger train, 1853. Viaduct and passenger station, designed by M.A. Long Completed 1908.

West Virginia Northern Community College acquired, 1977. Exterior nearly original.
 
Location. 40° 3.827′ N, 80° 43.31′ W. Marker is in Wheeling, West Virginia, in Ohio County. Marker can be reached from Market Street. Click for map. Marker is on the old B&O passenger station, currently the West Virginia Northern Community College at 1704 Market Street. Marker is in this post office area: Wheeling WV 26003, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Athenaeum (here, next to this marker); B & O Railroad (here, next to this marker); Old Custom House (a few steps from this marker); The First Campaign (within shouting distance of this marker); Independence Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); First State Capitol (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lewis and Clark (approx. 0.2 miles away); Walter Reuther (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Wheeling.
 
Also see . . .  Wheeling Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Passenger Station,. College Square, 1700 Market Street, National
Baltimore and Ohio Passenger Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 30, 2013
2. Baltimore and Ohio Passenger Station Marker
Register Nomination Form. (Submitted on January 1, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. EducationRailroads & Streetcars
 
Baltimore and Ohio Passenger Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 30, 2013
3. Baltimore and Ohio Passenger Station Marker
Baltimore and Ohio Passenger Station image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 30, 2013
4. Baltimore and Ohio Passenger Station
Baltimore and Ohio Passenger Station<br>West Virginia Northern Community College image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 30, 2013
5. Baltimore and Ohio Passenger Station
West Virginia Northern Community College
B&O Cartouche image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 30, 2013
6. B&O Cartouche
One of two free-standing cartouches over the flanking doors of the B&O station.
National Register Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 30, 2013
7. National Register Plaque
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of Interior
Wheeling B&O Railroad Passenger Station 1979
Presented by the WVNCC Foundation, Inc.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 328 times since then and 11 times this year. Last updated on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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