Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Belt Line

Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Belt Line

The Chesapeake & Ohio Railway Belt Line is a former railroad in Huntington, West Virginia.






The Chesapeake & Ohio Railway Belt Line in Huntington, West Virginia, which formed a loop along 3rd and 22nd Streets and a track north of 2nd Avenue, was constructed circa 1889-1893. A freight depot was built along the tracks and the Ohio River between 8th and 9th Streets.

This March 1893 Sanborn Fire Map from the Sanborn Map Company shows the entire route of the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway Belt Line in Huntington, West Virginia. Source

The Belt Line west of 13th Street was dismantled in 2022.






Further Reading


Sources

  1. Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia.” Sanborn Map Company, Mar. 1893.

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