Alleghany County

Alleghany County, highlighted in map of Virginia

the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad ultimately built two lines to Clifton Forge, starting with a line west of Staunton through Millboro Tunnel
the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad ultimately built two lines to Clifton Forge, starting with a line west of Staunton through Millboro Tunnel
Source: Library of Congress, Map showing the economic minerals along the route of the Chesapeake & Ohio Rail Way (Thomas S. Ridgway, 1872)

the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad ultimately had built its second line to Clifton Forge in 1883
the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad ultimately had built its second line to Clifton Forge in 1883
Source: Library of Congress, Map showing the West Virginia Midland Railway and its connections (G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co., 1883)

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Gathright Dam blocks Jackson River, forming Lake Moomaw in Alleghany and Bath counties
Gathright Dam blocks Jackson River, forming Lake Moomaw in Alleghany and Bath counties
Source: US Geological Survey (USGS), Falling Springs 7.5 x 7.5 topographic quadrangle (2013, Revision 1)


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