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Huntington in Cabell County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Chesapeake & Ohio 1308

 
 
Chesapeake & Ohio 1308 Marker image. Click for full size.
By John Rappold, March 3, 2007
1. Chesapeake & Ohio 1308 Marker
Inscription. The 1308,built in 1949, was one of the last working steam locomotives built by Baldwin Locomotive Works for a Class 1 railroad in the USA. It primarily hauled coal from Logan Co. Retired from C&O Railway service in 1956. Moved in September 1962 to its present location. The 1308 was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on January 31, 2003.
 
Erected 2003.
 
Location. 38° 24.31′ N, 82° 28.62′ W. Marker is in Huntington, West Virginia, in Cabell County. Marker is at the intersection of West 14th Street and Memorial Boulevard on West 14th Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Huntington WV 25701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Virginia Road (approx. 2 miles away); Elk River Coal & Lumber Company #10 Steam Locomotive (approx. 2.3 miles away); Blues & Gospel Singer (approx. 2.3 miles away); Heritage Village (approx. 2.3 miles away); Carter Godwin Woodson (approx. 2.7 miles away); One Room School Museum (approx. 2.9 miles away); Welcome to West Virginia (approx. 3.1 miles away); Marshall Memorial Boulevard (Charleston Ave) (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntington.
 
Also see . . .
Chesapeake & Ohio 1308 Locomotive image. Click for full size.
By John Rappold, March 3, 2007
2. Chesapeake & Ohio 1308 Locomotive
 NRHP Registration Form with photos. (Submitted on October 20, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Railroads & Streetcars
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 16, 2012, by John Rappold of Huntington, West Virginia. This page has been viewed 393 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 16, 2012, by John Rappold of Huntington, West Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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