New River Gorge National RiverThe Chesapeake and Ohio (C&O) Railway built this depot in 1904 to manage passengers and freight—mostly coal. This building replaced an earlier depot that burned the year before. The railroad was the only practical way in and out of New River Gorge. By 1906 there 36 rail stops in just 53 miles through the gorge. Thurmond was the busiest.
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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 9:04am PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 493068 N 4201058|
|Decimal Degrees||37.95710000, -81.07890000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 57.426', W 81° 4.734'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 57' 25.56" N, 81° 4' 44.04" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 254 River Crest Rd, Thurmond WV 25936, US|
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