La Belle Iron Works

Also known as: La Belle Cut Nail Works
Jct. of 31st and Wood Sts., Wheeling, West Virginia


File:La Belle Iron Works

Northwestern and southwestern sides of the La Belle Iron Works, located at the junction of Thirty-first and Wood Streets in Wheeling, West Virginia, United States. Built in 1852, the La Belle complex is listed as a historic district on the National Register of Historic Places.

HAER: WV-67-64

Photo taken by Jack E. Boucher (19312012)

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National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on November 24, 1997
Reference number
Architectural style
Other architectural type; Industrial Italianate
Area of significance
Levels of significance
National; State
Evaluation criteria
A - Event
Property type
Historic function
Manufacturing facility
Current function
Manufacturing facility
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1850-1874
Significant years
1852; 1886
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 4


19th Century (38,116)
Brick (42,466)
Built 1852 (293)
Built during 1850s (4,736)
Copper (1,058)
District (10,643)
Have Street View (50,467)
Ohio County, West Virginia (60)
Private owner (54,402)
Sandstone (4,860)
West Virginia (1,991)
Wheeling, West Virginia (44)

Update Log 

  • January 12, 2015: Photo imported by Michael Miller