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C & O Railway, Hawk's Nest

On January 29, 1873, the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway was completed from Huntington, West Virginia, to Richmond, Virginia.

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Completion of the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway
Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad Completed
"Wreck on the C & O"
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On This Day in West Virginia History: January

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