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The Washington and Old Dominion Railroad

Ames W. Williams

The Washington and Old Dominion Railroad

by Ames W. Williams

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Published by Arlington Historical Society .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Washington and Old Dominion Railroad

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11469632M
    ISBN 100926984004
    ISBN 109780926984004
    OCLC/WorldCa20461397

    Rails to the Blue Ridge: The Washington and Old Dominion Railroad, by Jr. Herbert H. Harwood A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner Rating: % positive.   The Washington & Old Dominion Railway leased the Southern Railway's line in , went into receivership in , and was reorganized into the Washington & Old Dominion Railroad in The employees excavated the roadbed by hand, built stations and electric locomotives, reconfigured passenger cars, replaced diesel motors, and rebuilt :

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The Washington and Old Dominion Railroad by Ames W. Williams Download PDF EPUB FB2

An excellent book about a little-known northern Virginia short line railroad which ceased operations in the 's. The right-of-way survives as a walking trail and a few of the stations survive.

Lots of good photographs and details. A good companion/supplement to Harwood's book on the same subject, Rails to the Blue Ridge.5/5(1). Washington & Old Dominion Railroad covered the railroad's corporate history, construction, and operation. The images within offer a look at the railroad's feed and grain business, railfan-type views of equipment and a visual record of methods used to maintain the right-of-way and place equipment back on the tracks/5(7).

The Washington & Old Dominion Railroad Regional Park is a linear regional park in Northern park's primary feature is the Washington & Old Dominion Railroad Trail (abbreviated as W&OD Trail), an asphalt-surfaced paved rail trail that runs through densely populated urban and suburban communities as well as through rural areas.

Most of the trail travels on top of the rail bed of Location: Virginia, United States. Washington Old Dominion Railroad book.

Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The Alexandria, Loudoun & Hampshire Railroad laid t /5. The Washington & Old Dominion Railway leased the Southern Railway s line inThe Washington and Old Dominion Railroad book into receivership inand was reorganized into the Washington & Old Dominion Railroad in The employees excavated the roadbed by hand, built stations and electric locomotives, reconfigured passenger cars, replaced diesel motors, and rebuilt bridges.

Often called the skinniest park in Virginia, Washington & Old Dominion (W&OD) Railroad Regional Park is a paved trail between Shirlington and Purcellville, Virginia.

Run, cycle or skate the mile route along the former roadbed of the Washington & Old Dominion Railroad, which runs through the urban heartland and into the Virginia countryside. Parks - Bull Run Shooting Center Learn to Shoot Classes are OPEN!; Parks - UPDATED J PHASE III: All parks open, including restrooms, many indoor.

Also, the photograph shows 3 railroads. The middle railroad was double track and probably a trolley line. I figure that the railroad on the left (west) side was probably the Washington and Old Dominion.

The railroad on the right (east) side was probably PRR\'s Rosslyn Operator. It is a fascinating photo.

Old Dominion Division, Railroad Enthusiasts, P. BoxArlington, VA by William Mosteller. I've lived in the Washington area for about half my life. I've been vaguely aware of the abandoned Washington and Old Dominion right-of-way for most of that time.

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The Washington & Old Dominion Collection consists of linear feet and spans the years and consists of tickets, brochures, train schedules, magazines, copies of right-of-way maps, a small metal W&OD Trail boundary sign, and a CD-ROM containing scans of right-of-way maps.

If you are interested in learning more about the Washington & Old Dominion Railroad, a good starting point would be Rails to the Blue Ridge by Herbert H. Harwood, Jr. This book was republished in by the NVRPA in cooperation with the author, who rewrote and updated his first version, published in ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Spine and cover title: Washington & Old Dominion Railroad.

Description: pages, [30] pages. The foot-wide Washington & Old Dominion Railroad Regional Park (W&OD Trail) features a mile asphalt trail for walking, running, bicycling and other activities and a mile, parallel, gravel bridle path for horseback riding and hiking.

Mar 5, - Explore John Hill's board "washington & old dominion railroad" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Old dominion, Railroad, Dominion pins. Washington and Old Dominion(Artwork by Robert Wingo lettering diagram): New: Join the W&OD Group. Box cars, hoppers, or the doodlebug white or dark green, your choice - $ (New scales $ for O-scale, dulux gold or dark green) HO models by Bob Johnson HO Decal - O-scale Artwork - HO #57 by Richard Wentzel - HO Decal.

Rails to the Blue Ridge: The Washington and Old Dominion Railroad, Herbert H. Harwood Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority, - Railroads - pages.

Washington & Old Dominion Railroad. User lists with this item (1) Washington & Old Dominion Railroad (32 items). The Washington & Old Dominion Railway leased the Southern Railway's line inwent into receivership inand was reorganized into the Washington & Old Dominion Railroad in The employees excavated the roadbed by hand, built stations and electric locomotives, reconfigured passenger cars, replaced diesel motors, and rebuilt bridges.

Washington & Old Dominion Railroad covered the railroad's corporate history, construction, and operation. This second volume expands the coverage with a geographic focus on fourlocations: Rosslyn, Great Falls, Leesburg, and Purcellville.

A new company, the Washington & Old Dominion Railroad, was incorporated to oversee the combined rail lines, which would now run between terminus stations at Georgetown and Bluemont Junction. Elkin's death shortly after the deal was made complicated the organization of the new company.

Washington & Old Dominion Railroad covered the railroad's corporate history, construction, and operation. This second volume expands the coverage with a geographic focus on four locations: Rosslyn, Great Falls, Leesburg, and Purcellville.Home BooksWashington & Old Dominion Railroad: Washington & Old Dominion Railroad: $ Category: Books.

Quantity. Add to cart. Description. This is the history of the Washington and Old Dominion Railroad (W&OD), an intrastate short-line railroad located in Northern Virginia.

Its oldest line extended from Alexandria on.