The Resource Gordonsville to Harrisonburg Railroad field notes

Gordonsville to Harrisonburg Railroad field notes

Label
Gordonsville to Harrisonburg Railroad field notes, 1836, 1838
Title
Gordonsville to Harrisonburg Railroad field notes
Inclusive dates
1836, 1838
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
These records contain surveys and level books for a railroad from Gordonsville to Harrisonburg, taken over a two year period, 1836-1838, by Charles B. Shaw and Claudius Crozet, principal engineers
Note
Agency history record describes the history and functions of the Virginia Board of Public Works (search author as Virginia Board of Public Works)
Member of
Action
Accessioned
Biographical or historical data
An act of the General Assembly approved February 9, 1836 directed a survey be completed to establish the best route for a railroad from Gordonsville to Harrisonburg, the practicality, advantages to the community, and probable cost.
Cataloging source
VIC
Citation location within source
entry no. 451
Citation source
Board of Public Works inventory
Label
Gordonsville to Harrisonburg Railroad field notes
Note
These records are part of the Virginia Board of Public Works record group (RG#57)
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
12
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
No acquisition information available.
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000485653
Type of unit
v.

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