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Marlinton Railroad Depot

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Address: 3rd Avenue, Marlinton, WV 24594ST
Phone Number: (304)799-4973
Description: The C&O Railroad 1868-1873) linked Huntington with Richmond, VA opening up...
The C&O Railroad 1868-1873) linked Huntington with Richmond, VA opening up southern West Virginia to industrialization. The depot is over 100 years old and listed on the National Register of Historic Places and serves as Marlinton's Visitor's Center.
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Love Old Steam Engines.

Arriving later in the afternoon, we had great light for pictures. It was a short but sweet, self guide tour with pictures to be taken of a great example of a steam engine and... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2014
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Lakewood, Ohio, United States
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Lakewood, Ohio, United States
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Arriving later in the afternoon, we had great light for pictures. It was a short but sweet, self guide tour with pictures to be taken of a great example of a steam engine and caboose. Some interesting buildings and the ability to climb into the engine and look at the mechanics made it very interesting. We were the only people... More 

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Herts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

A community effort, rebuilding after a fire. Good for photos when we saw it, will be better when it's finished. The main building, a few yards of track, a couple of cars, all well done and worth the side trip from the main road (about 100 yards)

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Boones Mill, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

It is under construction and closed, but seems like it will be a really nice place to visit when completed.

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Goldsboro, North Carolina
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38 reviews 38 reviews
12 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

We always stop there. The ladies were so charming and knowledgeable. The depot was perfectly renovated and we enjoyed it every time we went to Marlinton. Then the fire happened. So sad. But so hope progress is being made on its restoration again.

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