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The Richmond, Rappahannock, and Northern Railway Depot

December 31, 2016 8:10 am by

From @preservationarchitect:

The Richmond, Rappahannock, and Northern Railway Depot, built 1912 at the corner of 29th and P in Church Hill. Despite the layers of ghost signage, it was originally a repair shop for the railroad, which was projected to run seventy-five miles from Richmond to Fredericksburg. The concept was a unique combination of electric, gas, and traditional steam engines for passenger and freight service, but was absorbed into the RF&P when the company failed after the market crash of 1929.


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