Almost Nobody Knows That Parts Of The Iconic Movie Unstoppable Were Filmed In These Tiny West Virginia Towns

The Academy Award nominated movie “Unstoppable” (released in 2010) is based on a true story of a runaway train in Ohio, CSX Locomotive #8888. Starring Denzel Washington and Chris Pine, the movie features plenty of footage of real people in real trains on real tracks in real towns, including being filmed in three small to large towns right here in West Virginia: small town Benwood, small town Follansbee, and not small town Wheeling.

There you have it, the story of “Unstoppable,” the movie filmed in small town West Virginia, including Follansbee and Benwood. Who knew? It’s not even the only film featuring a local small West Virginia town, either!

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