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Mountaineer Country Region

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In 1852 the longest tunnel in the United States was completed, the Kingwood Tunnel, in the vicinity of Tunnelton in Preston County, the major tunnel on the B&O Railroad (B&O) between Baltimore and Wheeling.


The Mountaineer County Region of West Virginia includes the following counties:

Mountaineer County Region

Barbour County

List of historic railroad structures in Barbour County from RHHS

Harrison County

List of historic railroad structures in Harrison County from RHHS

Marion County

List of historic railroad structures in Marion County from RHHS

Monongalia County

List of historic railroad structures in Monongalia County from RHHS

Preston County

Kingwood Tunnel, near of Tunnelton, WV, in Preston County,

List of historic railroad structures in Preston County from RHHS

Taylor County

List of historic railroad structures in Taylor County from RHHS