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Aerial view of the B. & O. railroad.
'This stupendous bit of masonry was one of the greatest achievements of early railroading.  It was built as a retaining wall for the bed of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, by Benjamin H. Latrobe, along the Cheat River, near Rowlesburg, W. Va., enabling the railway to cling safely to the side of the mountain.'
Copied from Pangborn, J. G.'s Picturesque B. & O., Historical and Descriptive (Chicago, 1883), p. 273.
A locomotive engine on B. & O. R. R. near Buckhorn wall ( a part of 17 mile grade on Cheat River) in Preston county.