New River Gorge National RiverThe rails that you see here symbolize Thurmond's essence—the railroad. These rails were truly Thurmond's main street. Coal was king, but was worthless if it couldn't get to market. Workers in Thurmond's engine house kept the C&O Railway's coal trains rolling, and the tons of coal shipped from Thurmond's rail yards produced immense revenue for the C&O.
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|Placed By||National Park Service US Department of Interior|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, November 28th, 2016 at 9:03am PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 492937 N 4201257|
|Decimal Degrees||37.95890000, -81.08040000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 57.534', W 81° 4.824'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 57' 32.04" N, 81° 4' 49.44" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 96 Main St, Thurmond WV 25936, US|
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