Image ID: AAHP


by Russell (Andrew J.)



Negative Size:

11 in. x 14 in.

Locations & Lines:

Alexandria & Washington Railroad (A&W); District of Columbia; Potomac River; Virginia; Washington DC

Military Units:

US Military Railroads (USMRR); US Army

Structures & Establishments:

New A&W Long Bridge (Potomac River) ; Old A&W Long Bridge (Potomac River); US Capitol (Washington DC)


J. Paul Getty Museum; Library of Congress

Printed label affixed to original prints: New bridge over Potomac River on the Washington, Alexandria and Georgetown Railroad. Total length 5,104 feet. S. Seymour, chief engineer, C.B. Morse, constructing engineer, S.S. Post & Co., contractors.

The draw on the Virginia end of the new Long Bridge over the Potomac River, with the old Long Bridge on the left and the Capitol in the right distance.

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