Wheeling station (West Virginia)

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Wheeling Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Passenger Station
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West Virginia Northern Community College (2006)
Wheeling station (West Virginia) is located in West Virginia
Wheeling station (West Virginia)
Wheeling station (West Virginia) is located in the US
Wheeling station (West Virginia)
LocationWheeling, West Virginia
Coordinates40°3′48″N 80°43′18″W / 40.06333°N 80.72167°W / 40.06333; -80.72167Coordinates: 40°3′48″N 80°43′18″W / 40.06333°N 80.72167°W / 40.06333; -80.72167
Built1908
ArchitectM.A. Long
Architectural styleBeaux Arts
NRHP reference #79002596[1]
Added to NRHPMarch 26, 1979

Wheeling station is a U.S. historic train station located at Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia. It was built in 1907-1908, and is a four-story, rectangular brick and limestone building in the Beaux-Arts-style. It measures 250 feet long by 89 feet, 6 inches, deep. It features mansard roofs, built of concrete and covered with Spanish tile painted pink. Passenger service ceased in 1961. The building was remodeled in 1976 to house the West Virginia Northern Community College.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1996 as the Wheeling Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Passenger Station.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ Beverly B. Fluty (November 1978). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Wheeling Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Passenger Station" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-09-01.

See also[edit]

Preceding station   Baltimore and Ohio   Following station
toward Cincinnati
Cincinnati – Pittsburgh
toward Pittsburgh
toward Cleveland
Cleveland – Akron – WheelingTerminus
toward Kenova
Kenova – WheelingTerminus
TerminusWheeling – Grafton
toward Grafton