C&O Hinton Division - TS12 Only
For TS-12 Only
C&O Hinton Division in the 1950's.
One of the largest railroads in the 1950's and 60's, C&O RR had it's humble beginnings as the Louisa Railroad of Louisa County, Virginia in 1836 and the James River & Kanawha Canal Company begun in 1785, also in Virginia. At its height, it was a product of about 150 routes that had been incorporated into the system over time.
The Hinton Division, one of the major coal producing areas for the C&O, starting just west of Thurmond, WV through to Hinton, WV. It has been built using 5 meter DEMs (Digital Elevation Maps), topographical maps, yard maps, and even building plans from that period using drawings supplied by C&O Historical Society. It also includes the Laurel Creek Sub Division, and parts of the Piney Creek Sub, Rend Sub and Loup Creek Sub.