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(Satellite, I think that was the foundation for the tower.)
This tower controlled access to the branch to Berkeley Springs. It was between the crossover and the turnout to the branch. The branch followed the Warm Spring Run, and it still exists to the U.S. Silica Co. plant.
Darren Reynolds posted three photos with the comment: "B&O "HO tower" Hancock Hancock,WV. (MD)."Dennis DeBrulerIt evidently controlled the crossover and turnout for the Berkeley Springs branch. That branch still exists to the U.S. Silica Co. plant.https://www.google.com/.../data=!3m2!1e3!4b1!4m5!3m4...
[Note the signaling pipelines going to the crossover.]
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