Image ID: AAIB


by Russell (Andrew J.)



Negative Size:

10 in. x 13 in.


barrel; bayonet; cattle; long gun

Locations & Lines:

City Point VA; City Point & Army Line Railroad (CP&AL); James River; Virginia

Military Units:

US Military Railroads (USMRR); US Army

Structures & Establishments:

Building 34 (City Point VA); USMRR Car Repair Shop (City Point VA); USMRR Construction Corps Gang Houses (City Point VA); USMRR Engine House (City Point VA); USMRR Machine Shop (City Point VA); USMRR Turntable (City Point VA)




Library of Congress

Russell, United States Military Railroad Photographic Album. No. 138. Engine house at City Point, VA., September 1, 1864 [sic].United States Military Railroad Photographic Album

The Car Shop is to the left of the Engine House, with a row of cars lined up on its track. Attached to the rear of the Engine House is the Machine Shop, and between them is the turntable. The row of structures on the bluff are the USMRR Construction Corps Gang Houses.

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