Image ID: AAOT


by Russell (Andrew J.)



Negative Size:

8 in. x 11 in.


portable steam engine

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:

Capt. Camp’s Wharf Storehouse (b) (City Point VA); USMRR Carpenter Shop (a) (City Point VA) ; USMRR Carpenter Shop (b) (City Point VA); USMRR Carpenters’ Tool House (City Point VA); USMRR Engine House (City Point VA); USMRR Offices (City Point VA); USMRR Supply Store (City Point VA); USMRR Water Tanks (City Point VA)


boxcar; USMRR floating pile driver (b); USMRR locomotive President


DeGolyer Library SMU; Gilder Lehrman Institute; Library of Congress; National Archives; USAMHI – MOLLUS collection

The USMRR locomotive “President,” with tender reversed, and two other engines at the City Point railroad yard with the engine house and water tanks prominent.

In the background at right is the smaller of the two USMRR floating pile-drivers.

Etched onto negative: 180. R. R. Depot City Pt.

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