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Monongahela River Branch - B&O RR

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The Monongahela River Branch of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (B&O) extended from Fairmont, WV along the Monongahela and West Fork rivers to Clarksburg, WV, a distance of 32.1 miles. The road was built in 1890 by Johnson N. Camden, as the Monongahela River Railroad Company, which was sold in 1900 to the B&O. The B&O's Monongahela River Branch had a very heavy freight traffic from several coal mines located along both banks of the Monongahela River.