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Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, Martinsburg East Roundhouse, East End of Race & Martin Streets, Martinsburg, Berkeley County, WV

Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, Martinsburg East Roundhouse, East End of Race & Martin Streets, Martinsburg, Berkeley County, WV

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Summary

Significance: East Roundhouse is a building in the former locomotive repair and machine shops erected by the B&O in Martinsburg beginning in 1849. Destroyed by the Confederate troops in 1861, the existing shops date from 1866 and later. Originally identical to the West Roundhouse, the building had its cast-iron frame replaced by roof-trusses of heavy timber in 1927.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-5
Survey number: HAER WV-1-B
Building/structure dates: 1872 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1927 Subsequent Work

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
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Location

Martinsburg39.46088, -77.97532
Google Map of 39.4608817, -77.9753195
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Source

Library of Congress
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Copyright info

No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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