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The following is a short synopsis of the articles and notes
included on this website and links to a few articles on other websites
1. STEAM OPERATIONS.
An article covering essentially what I have learned about steam operations in
and out of Hinton with emphasis on the West Yard at Hinton.
2. THE ROUNDHOUSE.
An article covering the construction of the roundhouse with its many additions
3. 800 TON F-M COAL DOCKS.
An article covering the Fairbanks-Morse & Co. 800 Ton Coal Docks which were used
in slightly different form at Hinton, West Virginia, Stevens Yard, Kentucky
(near Cincinnati), and Fulton Yard, Richmond, Virginia.
A NEW COAL BIN FOR HINTON. Hinton Daily News
September 21, 1993, by Roy Long. An article by Roy Long on his
memories of the coal dock at Hinton where he once worked for the C & O.
C&O TRAIN NO. 90, 'THE
EXPEDITER, by Roy Long. An article posted on Bernard Kempinsky's
website which is no longer being updated devoted to the New River Subdivision
which covers the operation of the C & O's fast freight operation from Chicago to
Newport News, Virginia. Used with permission of Mr. Long's son.
FREIGHT OPERATIONS AT HINTON, by
Roy Long. An article posted on Bernard Kempinsky's website which is no
longer being updated devoted to the New River Subdivision which covers the
operation of the C & O's freight operation at Hinton, West Virginia. Used with permission of Mr. Long's son.
HOUSE & ICING PLATFORM
An article covering essentially what I have learned about the history of the Ice
House and how it was used.
REVISIONS TO RIGHT OF WAY AND TRACK MAP
Revisions to the Right of Way and Track Map Stations 9259+49 to 9319+00. A
C & O Track Map which includes the area from immediately railroad west of the
Depot to just railroad west of Briars Branch and includes essentially all of the
engine servicing areas at Hinton. Includes all revisions and notes on
the Track Map from 1920 to 1977.
HINTON AND PROHIBITION Recollections of Paul R. Lilly of "What Happened
in Hinton" from AmericanHeritage.com.
Copyright 2003-08 William E. Simonton, III