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Richmond and York River Railroad was completed between Richmond, Virginia and West Point, Virginia in 1861. The western terminus was adjacent to Richmond's Tobacco Row. West Point was shipping port at the head of the York River, which is formed by the confluence of the Pamunkey River and the Mattaponi River. Nickname: River City Motto: Sic Itur Ad Astra Official website: http://www. ... West Point is a town located in King William County, Virginia. ... Tobacco Row warehouses in Richmond, Virginia, circa 1939 Tobacco Row is a collection of tobacco warehouses and cigarette factories in Richmond, Virginia adjacent to the James River and Kanawha Canal near its eastern terminus at the head of navigation of the James River. ... York River can refer to: The York River in Virginia in the United States. ... The Pamunkey River is a tributary of the York River, about 90 mi (145 km) long, in eastern Virginia in the United States. ... The Mattaponi River is a tributary of the York River estuary in eastern Virginia in the United States. ...


The Richmond and York River Railroad played a key role in the Peninsula Campaign in 1862 during the American Civil War, and was largely destroyed. Rebuilt after the War, it became part of the Richmond and Danville Railroad system, later becoming part of the Southern Railway system, Today, it is part of Norfolk Southern's rail system. A large paper mill is located at West Point and is served by the railroad. McClellan and Johnston of the Peninsula Campaign The Peninsula Campaign (also known as the Peninsular Campaign) of the American Civil War was a major Union operation launched in southeastern Virginia from March through July 1862, the first large-scale offensive in the Eastern Theater. ... Combatants United States of America Confederate States of America Commanders Abraham Lincoln† Ulysses S. Grant Jefferson Davis Robert E. Lee Strength 2,213,363 1,064,200 Casualties KIA: 110,100 Total dead: 359,500 Wounded: 275,200 KIA: 94,000 Total dead: 258,000 Wounded: 137,000+  The American... The Richmond & Danville Railroad was chartered in Virginia in the United States in 1847. ... The Southern Railway (AAR designation SOU) was the product of nearly 150 predecessor lines that were combined, reorganized and recombined since the 1830s. ... Norfolk Southern Corporation (AAR reporting mark NS) NYSE: NSC is a US publicly-traded stock corporation based in Norfolk, Virginia. ...


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Railroad maps volume 1 (13739 words)
This is the Indiana portion of a projected railroad from Plymouth, Ind., on the Pittsburgh, Fort Wayne, and Chicago Railroad, to Bureau Junction, on the Chicago, Rock Island, and Pacific Railroad.
Insets: Railroads and canal routes from Albany to Buffalo.--Map showing the rail roads between the cities of New York, Boston and Albany and the Hudson R. from N. York to Albany.--Rail road route from New York to Philadelphia.--Rail road route from Philadelphia to Washington.--Map of Oregon, northern California, Santa Fé andc.
It was purchased by the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad in 1860.
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