C&O Milepost 103.5
Station Number: 104
Code Number: 0156
According to the 1937 Side Track Record, Blanton had a 420' loading track (track number 829). This track and a section laborer’s house were retired in 1938. The station was listed as abandoned in the C&O Index of Stations and Tunnels (1943, updated to 1969). Given its proximity to Wickham and the fact that there’s a Blanton building in Richmond, I suspect that the Blanton family was prominent in local politics and that the stop once served the plantation of the Blanton family.
These maps were prepared from U.S.G.S. topological maps, C&O track charts dated 1963, C&O Side Track Records dated 1937, a copy of the Side Track Records updated through the 1990’s, and C&O Valuation maps, also updated through the 1990’s.
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