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New York Central Aurora Branch
Railroad / Indiana, Ohio

The 3.9-mile Cincinnati & Southern Ohio River Railroad (C&SOR) was completed from the Cincinnati, Indianapolis, St. Louis & Chicago Railway (CISL&C) in Lawrenceburg to 3rd Street in Aurora, 1 in 1886 at the cost of $80,000. 3 4 It was o …

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Norfolk and Western Railway Bluestone Branch
Railroad / West Virginia

The Norfolk & Western Railway Bluestone Branch is an abandoned 17-mile coal-hauling rail line along the Bluestone River in West Virginia.

Norfolk and Western Railway Pocahontas Branch
Railroad / West Virginia, Virginia

The Norfolk & Western Railway Pocahontas Branch is an abandoned 4½-mile coal-hauling rail line near Pocahontas, Virginia.

Marietta and Cincinnati Railroad
Railroad / Ohio

The Marietta & Cincinnati Railroad (M&C) is a defunct railroad that connected Cincinnati, Ohio to Parkersburg, West Virginia. Through acquisitions during the 1800s, the M&C commanded over 270 miles of railroad, from Cincinnati to Marietta and south to Portsmouth and Hillsboro. The line was later absorbed into the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, becoming its mainline between Cumberland, Maryland, and St. Louis. Significant portions of the route have since been abandoned.

Chesapeake and Ohio Railway South Side Branch
Railroad / West Virginia

History The Greenbrier & New River Railroad (G&NR) was incorporated on August 6, 1881, with the goal of building a railway from Hawks Nest to Hinton along the south side of the New River. 2 There was never any serious intention to build the lin …

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Dingess Tunnel
Railroad / West Virginia

The Norfolk & Western Railroad (N&W) Twelvepole Line was part of the original alignment of the N&W between Lenore, West Virginia and Ohio. It was replaced by the 59-mile Big Sandy Low-Grade Line through Mingo and Wayne counties.

Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Belt Line
Railroad / West Virginia

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

Chesapeake and Ohio Railway’s Long Fork Subdivision
Railroad / Kentucky

The Chesapeake & Ohio Railway Long Fork Subdivision existed between Martin and mines in the southern reaches of Floyd County, Kentucky, including Weeksbury, Wheelwright, and Price.

Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Levisa Subdivision
Railroad / Kentucky

The Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad Levisa Subdivision was a 22.7-mile coal-hauling line that connected Millard to Dunlap, Kentucky.

Union Station
Railroad / Indiana, Ohio, Tennessee

A gallery of abandoned railroads, depots, supporting buildings, cars and locomotives in the United States.

Louisville & Southern Railway Lexington to Lawrenceburg Division
Railroad / Kentucky

The Louisville & Southern Railway Lexington to Lawrenceburg Division is a partly active and abandoned railroad in central Kentucky.

Means / Williams Creek Tunnel
Railroad / Kentucky

The Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad (C&O) Lexington Subdivision is a mostly abandoned 109-mile route between Lexington and Ashland, Kentucky.

Buffalo Central Terminal
Railroad / New York

The Buffalo Central Terminal is a closed railroad station for the New York Central Railroad in Buffalo, New York.

Pennsylvania Railroad YMCA
Railroad / Ohio

The Pennsylvania Railroad YMCA in East Canton, Ohio served railroad workers for the Pittsburgh, Fort Wayne & Chicago Railway (PFW&C). It provided overnight lodging, baths, meeting space and other accommodations for railroad workers. The PFW&C was operated by the Pennsylvania Railroad Eastern Division.

Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Wheeling-Pittsburgh Subdivision
Railroad / Pennsylvania

The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (B&O) Wheeling-Pittsburgh Subdivision is a partially abandoned railroad between Wheeling, West Virginia and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Youngstown & Southern Railroad Smith's Ferry Branch, Grimms Bridge Tunnel
Railroad / Ohio, Pennsylvania

The abandoned Youngstown & Southern Railroad Smith’s Ferry Branch moved coal from barges along the Ohio River at Smith’s Ferry, Ohio.

Zanesville & Western Railroad
Railroad / Ohio

The Zanesville & Western Railroad (Z&W) is a former railroad that extended throughout southeastern Ohio, connecting Columbus to many of the coal and clay mines and their respective power plants and factories.

Cincinnati Southern Railway
Railroad / Kentucky, Tennessee

The Cincinnati Southern Railway contains numerous bypassed tunnels and bridges along the “Rathole” between Cincinnati, Ohio and Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Vintage Electric Streetcars
Railroad / Pennsylvania

Vintage electric streetcars are located adjacent to a former coal mine in rural Pennsylvania.

Nicholas, Fayette & Greenbrier Railway
Railroad / West Virginia

The Nicholas, Fayette & Greenbrier Railway (NF&G) is a former railroad, controlled by the C&O and NYC, that was named after the three counties it served in the New River coal field in West Virginia.