The Resource Orange and Alexandria Railroad Company records

Orange and Alexandria Railroad Company records

Label
Orange and Alexandria Railroad Company records, 1836-1885
Title
Orange and Alexandria Railroad Company records
Inclusive dates
1836-1885
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Language
eng
Summary
Contains letters received by the compny, field notes, reports, minutes of company meetings, certificates of stock subscriptions, petitions, and contracts
Note
Agency history record describes the history and functions of the Virginia Board of Public Works (search author as Virginia Board of Public Works)
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Biographical or historical data
The company was formed by an act of the General Assembly of March 2, 1848. It merged with the Manassas Gap Railroad Conmpany by an act of February 14, 1868 to form the Orange, Alexandria, and Manassas Railroad Company. By an act of November 1872 the Orange, Alexandria, and Manassas consolidated with the Lynchburg and Danville Railroad Company to become the Washington City, Virginia Midland, and Great Southern Railroad Company. In 1880 that company was sold and the name changed to Virginia Midland Railway Company. In 1898 the Virginia Midland merged with the Southern Railway Company.
Cataloging source
VIC
Citation location within source
entry no. 140
Citation source
Board of Public Works inventory.
Label
Orange and Alexandria Railroad Company records
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
.9
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
No acquisition information available.
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000496029
Type of unit
cu. ft.

Library Locations

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