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Metro Valley Region

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By the mid-1850's several Kanawha Valley coal mining operations had built short railroads for hauling coal to loading facilities on the Kanawha River, for shipment via the Ohio River to "western" markets.


The Metro Valley Region of West Virginia includes the following counties:

Metro Valley Region

Boone County

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Cabell County

List of historic railroad structures in Cabell County from RSHS

Kanawha County

List of historic railroad structures in Kanawha County from RSHS

Logan County

List of historic railroad structures in Logan County from RSHS

Lincoln County

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Mason County

List of historic railroad structures in Mason County from RSHS

Mingo County

List of historic railroad structures in Mingo County from RSHS

Putnam County


Wayne County

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