Kanawha County, West Virginia

 

City

Railroad

Current Location

Type

Current Use

Date Built

Track Status

Bldg. Mat.

Current Railroad

Notes

Belle

K&M(NYC)

 

C

 

 

in use

wood

 

Gone??

Cabin Creek

C&O

Cabin Creek

B

 

 

 

concrete

 

concrete arch

Campbell's Creek Campbell's Creek RR at the mouth of the hollow south of the U.S. 60 traffic light Eh unknown   in use metal at interchange with NS on property of Amherst Industries, most of railroad gone

Cane Fork

C&O

on site

Cd

abandoned

 

in use

concrete

CSX

Field checked 5/06

Charleston Charleston Interurban 200 block of Virginia St. W ICb business 1902 gone brick/stucco none track gone since 1939

Charleston

C&O

305 MacCorkle Ave., now 350 Station Place

P

business/rr

1905-6

in use

brick/stone

CSX

2 story, Amtrak uses small brick addition, Field checked 9/10

Charleston C&O (also used by Charleston Interurban between 1906 and 1930s) West End paralleling Florida St., Kanawha River B community attempting to buy for part of rail trail sometime between 1895-1906   steel/wood CSX wooden trestle approaches, through truss, elongated S shape, see South Charleston for other end

Charleston

Conrail

Smith St.

O

  business

1970s 

in use

brick

NS 

 
Charleston K&M Smith St.between Dickinson and Capital F farmers market/shops/restaurant between 1895-1910 paved over to make parking lot brick NS nearby  
Charleston K&M near Pennsylvania St./Spring St. B rr   in use steel NS  
Diamond Conrail Quincy Yard south of U.S. 60 Y rr between 1985-2000 in use wood NS sided
Diamond Conrail Quincy Yard south of U.S. 60 Y rr between 1985-2000 in use wood NS sided, located at engine service
Diamond Conrail Quincy Yard south of U.S. 60 Sh rr between 1985-2000 in use metal NS next to car repair shed
Diamond Conrail Quincy Yard south of U.S. 60 Sh rr between 1985-2000 in use poles/metal roof NS car repair shed

Dunbar

K&M(NYC)

relocated along river, behind vacant discount store

C

private club

 

none

concrete block

none

 

Elkview

NYC

 

C

private

 

gone

wood

none

 

Handley

C&O

 

M

 

 

in use

 

CSX

RR YMCA

Handley

C&O

 

Y

rr

 

in use

brick

CSX

yard tower/office

High Coal

C&O

 

Tn

abandoned

 

gone

 

none

West Portal, Coal River Tunnel, 3959' long

Kanawha Two Mile Coal & Coke (B&O) just north of city limits on the east bank of the Elk River B   1905-07   stone   two stone arches

Kayford

C&O

just SE of town

Tn

abandoned

 

gone

 

none

East Portal,Coal River Tunnel, 3959' long

Nitro Conrail across the tracks from the intersection of First Ave. and 22nd. St. Y rr between 1985-2000 in use wood NS sided

Pratt

interurban

 

IB

highway

 

gone

steel

none

 

St. Albans

C&O

410 4th Ave.

C

museum

1906

in use

wood

CSX

Field checked 12/09

St. Albans

C&O

 

T

 

 

in use

brick

CSX

1 story , SA Cabin, ?

St. Albans

C&O

 

T

 

 

in use

brick

CSX

1 story, CA Cabin, Cabin Creek Jct., ?

St. Albans

C&O

 

Cd

   

in use

concrete

CSX

?

St. Albans C&O north portal just south of Kanawha Terrace, south portal east of Pennsylvania Ave. Tn rr   in use   CSX  
St. Albans Coal River & Western 3rd St. across from Presbyterian Church C residence 1902 gone wood none two story
South Charleston C&O (also used by Charleston Interurban between 1906 and 1930s) West End paralleling Florida St., Kanawha River B community attempting to buy for part of rail trail sometime between 1895-1906   steel/wood CSX wooden trestle approaches, through truss, elongated S shape, see Charleston for other end
South Charleston C&O in yard Y rr   in use various CSX yard office, miscellaneous structures

Winifrede

Winifrede RR

up hollow from Winifrede Jct.

C

 

 

 

brick

 

company store/depot, 2 story, ?

Winifrede Jct.

C&O/WRR

 

O

   

in use

 

CSX

modern structure

Compiled by M. J. Camp, Railroad Station Historical Society, Inc.

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