Image ID: AADS


by Russell (Andrew J.)



Negative Size:

11 in. x 14 in.

Locations & Lines:

Washington DC; District of Columbia

Military Units:

US Military Railroads (USMRR); US Army

Structures & Establishments:

Maryland Avenue Depot (Washington DC); US Capitol (Washington DC)


USMRR locomotive Commodore ; USMRR locomotive Eagle; USMRR locomotive Fire Fly; USMRR locomotive P. H. Watson/Col. A. Beckwith ; USMRR locomotive Vulcan


J. Paul Getty Museum; Private collection

Unidentified USMRR loocomotive at right. In front of it is the “Col. A. Beckwith,” then a mystery engine, then the “Commodore,” “Fire Fly” and “Eagle” and then more unidentifiables. At center, facing directly away from the camera, is the “Vulcan.” The finished Capitol can be seen in the distance.

Russell, United States Military Railroad Photographic Album. – MARYLAND AVENUE DEPOT, WASHINGTON, D.C., With Engines sent from Alexandria for safety.

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