The Resource Richmond, Fredericksburg, and Potomac Railroad records

Richmond, Fredericksburg, and Potomac Railroad records

Label
Richmond, Fredericksburg, and Potomac Railroad records, 1835-1889
Title
Richmond, Fredericksburg, and Potomac Railroad records
Inclusive dates
1835-1889
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Contains letters sent to the board, reports, specifications, certificates of stock subscriptions, and lists of stockholders
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 chartered by an act of the General Assembly of February 25, 1834. The line from Richmond to Fredericksburg, Va. opened January 23, 1837 and to Quantico, Va. on September 30, 1852. The road finally reached to Potomac Yard in Alexandria, Va., which the road acquired in the 1920s. The road is now an independent unit of CSX Transportation.
Cataloging source
VIC
Citation location within source
Entry 147
Citation source
Board of Public Works Inventory
Label
Richmond, Fredericksburg, and Potomac Railroad 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
.5
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
No acquisition information available.
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000488167
Type of unit
cu. ft.

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