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0852: James E. Casto Papers
Marshall University Archives and Special Collections
C&O RR Mikado engine No. 820, after raising from Guyandotte River, June, 1913, b&w. This engine crashed through the Guyandotte Bridge near Huntington,WVa, Jan. 1, 1913, killing the crew and 6 bridge workers. This was a heavy, 2-8-2 steam engine. Wreck crews had to wait until a low water lever in June to raise the engine.
Subject Terms: Guyandotte Bridge Disaster Guyandotte, W. Va. C & O Railroad Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad Railroad accidents Railroad bridges Disasters Railroad locomotives
"C&O RR Mikado engine No. 820, after raising from Guyandotte River, June, 1913" (1913). 0852: James E. Casto Papers. 31.