This railroad became part of Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac, which is now part of CSX.
It continues to amaze me what our forefathers could build with wood: grain elevators; coal docks, towers, and tipples; and, of course, bridges.
|Bob Freitag shared|
Potomac Creek Bridge, Aquia Creek & Fredericksburgh Railroad, perspective view, April 12, 1863 - photo by Andrew Russell
[Library of Congress: LC-DIG-ppmsca-11688]
|Photo from LOT 11486-H, no. 8 [P&P]|
Potomac Creek Bridge across the Potomac Creek, Stafford County, Virginia.