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 Prince Depot 

The Chesapeake and Ohio Railway (C&O) opened its newly completed Prince Depot at Prince, WV on June 26, 1946, reportedly built at a cost of $200,000. The C&O established its first station at Prince in 1880, and enlarged the structure in 1891. After a fire destroyed the station in 1917, it was replaced that same year by a new wooden structure. The new depot built at Prince in 1946 was to be the first of several modern stations built along the C&O line, but because of declining passenger traffic after WWII the planned stations were never built. Today, the historic Prince Depot serves as an Amtrak station, where trains nos. #50 and #51, The Cardinal, stop at the Prince station on Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday.


Prince Depot 2
Prince Depot 2

Prince Depot 3
Prince Depot 3

Prince Depot 4
Prince Depot 4

Prince Depot 5
Prince Depot 5

Prince Depot 6
Prince Depot 6

Chessie at Prince Depot
Chessie at Prince Depot

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