Image ID: AAAN


by Russell (Andrew J.)



Negative Size:

11 in. x 14 in.

Locations & Lines:

Alexandria VA; Hunting Creek VA; Orange & Alexandria Railroad (O&A); Potomac River; Virginia

Military Units:

US Military Railroads (USMRR); US Army

Structures & Establishments:

USMRR Hospital (Alexandria VA); USMRR Machine Shops (Alexandria VA); USMRR Photographic Department (Alexandria VA)




Colgate University; Huntington Library; Private collection

Bird’s eye view of machine shops, with east yard of Orange & Alexandria Railroad, taken from the top of the roundhouse in Alexandria, VA. The building in the right foreground is part of the USMRR Hospital area, while the buildings seen behind it on the right are the home of Captain Andrew J. Russell and his Photographic Department. In the distance, Hunting Creek empties into the Potomac.

Russell, United States Military Railroad Photographic Album. No. 40. – U.S.M.R.R. MACHINE SHOPS, ALEXANDRIA, VA., March, 1863.

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