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Near Henlawson in Logan County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Chesapeake & Ohio - 2755 Steam Locomotive

 
 
Chesapeake & Ohio - 2755 Steam Locomotive Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, June 27, 2008
1. Chesapeake & Ohio - 2755 Steam Locomotive Marker
Inscription. Built by the Lima Locomotive Works in 1947, the C&O 2755 was integral part of the coal mining and railroad industry West Virginia. Retired from C&O Railway service in 1956. Moved to its present location in March 1961. Placed on the National Register of Historic Places on September 28, 2006.
 
Erected 2008 by CSX Transportation, West Virginia Archives & History.
 
Location. 37° 53.563′ N, 82° 0.563′ W. Marker is near Henlawson, West Virginia, in Logan County. Marker is on Little Buffalo Creek Road (County Highway 10/02), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Within the bounds of Chief Logan State Park behind the Park Museum. Marker is in this post office area: Henlawson WV 25624, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chesapeake and Ohio Kanawha (here, next to this marker); Logan (approx. 3.4 miles away); Battle of Blair Mountain (approx. 9.7 miles away); Buffalo Creek Disaster (approx. 12.5 miles away); Hatfield Cemetery (approx. 13.1 miles away).
 
Categories. Railroads & Streetcars
 
Chesapeake & Ohio - 2755 Steam Locomotive Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, June 27, 2008
2. Chesapeake & Ohio - 2755 Steam Locomotive Marker
Marker is located in front of the Steam Locomotive in Chief Logan State Park.
Chesapeake & Ohio - 2755 Steam Locomotive image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, June 27, 2008
3. Chesapeake & Ohio - 2755 Steam Locomotive
Photo of the front of the Steam Locomotive
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 27, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 613 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 27, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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