Parkersburg to Owensburg

The Little Kanawha Railroad

Point of Interest

Historic ICC Abandonment Filings

Docket Number: 9875 Date: 3/7/1933 Section: 1
App. of Baltimore and Ohio RR Co. for a certificate to abandon operations over that part of the Little Kanawha RR. Co. between Placid, Wood County, and Owensport, Wirt County, West Virginia, a distance of 20.98 miles; and application of Little Kanawha RR. Co. for certificate to abandon said part of its line of railroad.
Length: 20.98 miles Citation: 193 ICC 559  

I have pictures of the Creel Station on the LKRR. My Father grew up with the Rail Road just down over the hill from his home. He shipped Milk, Cream and other goods on the Rail Road. I ahve walked several miles of the road bed. My Father had a lot of stories about the RR. Interested? Contact me.

Joseph C. Duckworth
Mineral Wells, WV


interested in all local abandonment railroads in area.only thing i could fined on the line was the depot in elizabeth.

gary miller
washington, WV


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