1860 map shows railroad and Wellersburg iron furnace

The map fragment shown below is from Edward J. Walker’s 1860 “Map of Somerset County, Pa.” It shows the layout of Wellersburg, Pennsylvania, including the location of the iron furnace complex and railroad. The railroad is identified as the “Railroad to Cumberland” and as the “Wellersburg Coal & Iron Cos. Railroad”. The map also shows a tram line that ran from the “Shaffer Vein” to the iron furnace.

1860 map shows Wellersburg Iron Furnace and associated railroad

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