Summers County, West Virginia

 

City

Railroad

Current Location

Type

Current Use

Date Built

Track Status

Bldg. Mat.

Current Railroad

Notes

Hilldale

C&O

W portal of Big Bend Tunnel

T

abandoned

 

in use

brick

CSX

MW Cabin, ?

Hilldale

C&O

 

Tn

rr

1932

in use

 

CSX

West portal new Big Bend Tunnel, 6152' long

Hilldale

C&O

 

Tn

abandoned

 1872-75

gone

stone portals

none

old Big Bend Tunnel, 6560' long, made famous by John Henry, also called Great Bend Tunnel, completed after C&O line was opened in 1873

Hilldale

C&O

west of town

Tn

rr

 

in use

 

CSX

Little Bend Tunnel

Hinton

C&O

2nd Ave. at tracks

P

vacant

1900, rebuilt 1913 

in use

brick

CSX

Amtrak stop, no agent

Hinton

C&O

112 Fifth Ave.

F

business

 

in use nearby

brick

CSX

 

Hinton

C&O

2nd Ave.

M

municipal

 

in use nearby

brick

CSX

RR YMCA on hill above depot, now senior center

Hinton

C&O

along tracks

Y

 rr

 

in use

brick

CSX

two story, yard office

Hinton

C&O

north end of yard

Cd

 abandoned

  1929

in use

concrete

CSX

 

Hinton

C&O

north of depot

Wt

rr

 

in use

steel

CSX

 

Hinton

C&O

south of depot nearly under Hinton New River bridge

Wt

rr

 

in use

steel

CSX

 

Meadow Creek

C&O

 

M

 rr

newer 

in use

  wood

CSX

 

Talcott

C&O

 

Tn

rr

  1932

in use

concrete portal

CSX

East Portal Big Bend Tunnel, 6152' long

Talcott

C&O

 

Tn

abandoned

1872-75 

gone

stone portal

none

old Big Bend Tunnel, 6560' long, made famous by John Henry, also called Great Bend Tunnel

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

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