Image ID: ABBT


unknown photographer



Negative Size:

8 in. x 10 in.


bucket (metal); shovel

Locations & Lines:

Clifton VA; O&A Devereux Station (Clifton VA); Orange & Alexandria Railroad (O&A); Virginia

Military Units:

US Military Railroads (USMRR); US Army


Devereux (John H.); Haupt (Herman)


USMRR flatcar 296; USMRR locomotive Gen. Haupt/Gen. J. C. Robinson


Library of Congress; Metropolitan Museum of Art; National Archives; USAMHI – MOLLUS collection

Man supervising on top of embankment, supervisiing a Construction Corps crew that includes african-americans, is Herman Haupt. The man sitting on the brake wheel of the second flat car appears to be John H. Devereux.

Herman Haupt and the locomotive bearing his name, together with John H. Devereux at the station bearing his.

An unidentified photographer, shooting 8 x 10 inch negatives, accompanied Andrew Russell on this excursion, and here they set up their cameras side by side – see Related Image AABW.

Etched onto negative: No. 9. 294. Construction Corps on Acquia Creek & Fred. R R [sic].