Albright in Preston County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 2012 by West Virginia Archives and History.
Location. 39° 29.676′ N, 79° 38.645′ W. Marker is in Albright, West Virginia, in Preston County. Marker is at the intersection of North Preston Highway (Route 26) and St. Joe Road (Local Route 7/12), on the right when traveling north on North Preston Highway. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Albright WV 26519, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dunkard Bottom (approx. 2.4 miles away); Old Iron Furnace (approx. 2.4 miles away); Imagining an Iron Furnace in Operation (approx. 2.5 miles away); “The Pines” (approx. 2.7 miles away); Price's Tavern (approx. 2.8 miles away); Preston County Courthouse (approx. 2.8 miles away); Kingwood (approx. 2.8 miles away); Dr. Loomis' Grave (approx. 5.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Albright.
By 1925 the M&K was operated by the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad as their branch line to Morgantown. A 1925 B&O timetable showed three passenger trains operating in each direction through Albright. The 9:37 AM, and the 4:55 and 6:32 PM trains arrived in Morgantown at 11:20, 6:35 and 8:07. Trains in the other direction at 7:49 AM, and at 2:28 and 4:55 PM took 39 minutes to get to Rowlesburg where connections were available on the B&O to the rest of the country.
— Submitted July 6, 2014, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
Additional keywords. Morgantown and Kingswood Railroad
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 187 times since then and 66 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.