Chesapeake and Ohio Railway

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The Chesapeake and Ohio Railway was a Class I railroad stretching from Richmond, Virginia to Huntington, West Virginia. - AsNotedIn

Notable Position Person From To
Founder Collis P Huntington
President Melville Ezra Ingalls 1900
Themes with Chesapeake and Ohio Railway

Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1865/00/00 Shortly after the war's end, Grand Central Hotel reopens and the resort's prospects are incalculably improved with the completion of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway in 1873. The Greenbrier White Sulphur Springs
1868/00/00 Virginia Central and the Covington and Ohio are merged and become the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad Established
1872/00/00 John Nuttall finances ($300,000) a seven-mile branch line of Chesapeake and Ohio Railway through the New River Gorge to Keeneys Creek Owner Nuttallburg Coal Mining Complex and Town Historic District New River Gorge National River
1906/00/00 Built Owner St Albans Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad Depot St Albans
1907/00/00 Built by the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Architect Norge Train Depot Williamsburg
1910/00/00 The Chesapeake and Ohio Railway purchase the Grand Central Hotel resort and embark on a major expansion. Owner The Greenbrier White Sulphur Springs
1913/00/00 Chesapeake and Ohio builds the Greenbrier Hotel (central section of today's hotel), the Mineral Bath Department (building includes the grand Indoor Pool), and an 18-hole golf course (The Old White Course) designed by golf architect, Charles Macdonald. Developer The Greenbrier White Sulphur Springs
1923/00/00 Built Owner Chesapeake and Ohio Passenger Depot Pikeville
1937/00/00 Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad acquire all of the Pere Marquette properties in Bay City Owner Pere Marquette Railroad Depot, Bay City Station Bay City
1946/00/00 The Chesapeake and Ohio Railway reacquires The Greenbrier from the US government and commissions a comprehensive interior redecoration by the notable designer Dorothy Draper. Owner
1947/06/06 Pere Marquette merges with the Chesapeake Ohio Railway Owner Pere Marquette Railway Steam Locomotive No 1225 Owosso
1948/00/00 Built in 1948, closed in 1992 Benefactor Russell Railroad YMCA Russell
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