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October 14, 1947: Chuck Yeager breaks the sound barrier

October 22, 1977: Opening of the New River Gorge Bridge

October 30, 1849: Completion of the Wheeling Bridge

December 3, 1787: Life of James Rumsey

December 24, 1852: Baltimore & Ohio Railroad completed to Wheeling

January 27, 1827: Chesapeake & Ohio Canal Company incorporated

January 29, 1873: Completion of the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway

March 16, 1838: Construction of the Staunton & Parkersburg Turnpike


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