Resorts: From the Capitol to the Blue Ridge on the Washington & Old Dominion, 1916. 7", "GF&OD Railroad 1916 ICC Valuation Map No. Virginia showing forts and roads", "Map showing the route of the Washington and Atlantic Railroad and its connections", "Map of Alexandria County, Virginia for the Virginia Title Co", "Map of Alexandria County, Virginia: formerly part of the District of Columbia", "Topographical map of the District of Columbia and a portion of Virginia Compiled Under the Direction of Major G. Lydecker, Corps of Engineers: Engineer Commissioner D.C.", "Reconnaissance Map: Virginia - West Virginia - Maryland: Harpers Ferry Sheet", "The Vicinity of Washington, D.C.: Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1894", "Reconnaissance Map: Virginia - Maryland: Mt. The stations on the Alexandria-Bluemont line of the W&OD's Bluemont Division (with locations of sites in 2008) were: The following remnants of the Alexandria-Bluemont Line existed in 2000 and later. Map No. [26] In contrast to the Southern Railway's earlier Bluemont Branch service, the W&OD Railway's Bluemont Division did not serve Washington's Union Station. Today, the Washington & Old Dominion (W&OD) is a paved trail used for fun and commuting across Northern Virginia. Coordinates of I-66 between Lee Highway and Washington Boulevard: I-66 between Lee Highway (U.S. Route 29) and Washington Boulevard (former route of Washington & Old Dominion Railroad), Bluemont Junction Trail between Washington Boulevard and Mile 3.3 of Washington & Old Dominion Railroad Trail (former route of Washington & Old Dominion Railroad). [60] A last minute offer to buy the railroad at its salvage cost and keep it running that the railroad's customers made was rejected in 1967. Listed on National Register of Historic Places in 1979. Bluemont Junction, where the Bluemont Junction Trail now meets the W&OD Trail, presently contains an Arlington County railroad display that features a Southern Railway bay window caboose. ", "Washington & McLean C.P. Dominion Railway Services Ltd. (DRS) is an independent Alberta-based company that provides rail facility conceptual design, industrial development guidance, rail facility planning and design, operational and capacity planning, and general rail industry expertise to shippers, railways, and local economic development organizations. Old Dominion Freight Line Shipment Trace Enter up to 10 Pro Numbers (Tracking Numbers) of your shipments and the current shipment status information will be displayed. "W&OD Railway 1916 ICC Valuation Maps". 16", "Map 6: Quarry Overlook (mileage markers 28.5 to 30.5)", "Map 5: Leesburg (mileage markers 31.5 to 34)", "Interstate Commerce Commission (July 1, 1916). About Our Chapter. Washington and Old Dominion Railway Right-of-Way Maps (OMB 023), Thomas Balch Library, Leesburg, VA. Biographical Information In 1903, John R. McLean (1848-1916) and Senator Stephen B. Elkins (1841-1911) with a number of investors began construction of the Great Falls and Old Dominion Railroad. 14", "Map 8: Sterling (mileage markers 23 to 25)", "Interstate Commerce Commission (July 1, 1916). The organization is committed to preserving Virginia rail history and to sharing it with the public. Williams, Ames W. Washington & Old Dominion Railroad, 1847-1968. Terminal station of GF&OD and Great Falls Division of W&OD. 9", "Interstate Commerce Commission (July 1, 1916). See more ideas about old dominion, trail, dominion. See: Former location of later Rixey Station (Great Falls & Old Dominion Railroad), intersection of Bluemont Junction Trail and Washington and Old Dominion Railroad Trail. The Washington & Old Dominion Collection consists of 2.25 linear feet and spans the years 1914-2000 and consists of tickets, brochures, train schedules, magazines, copies of right-of-way maps, a small metal W&OD Trail boundary sign, and a CD-ROM containing scans of 1911 right-of-way maps. Every weekend, knowledgeable hosts from the Old Dominion Chapter of the NRHS will guide your tour. Legal. 053-0276)", "Herndon Depot: National Register Information System ID: 79003039", "Virginia: Herndon. Please leave this template in place to link the article histories and preserve this attribution. [78] The section of the Bluemont Division between Purcellville and Bluemont has not become a part of any trail, as the W&OD Railroad abandoned this section in 1938, thirty years before the remainder of its line closed. Herndon Depot, Elden St.", "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form (United States Department of the Interior: National Park Service): Purcellville Train Station", "Weekly list of actions taken on properties for the National Register of Historic Places: 5/24/10 through 5/28/10", "Purcellville Train Station: National Register Information System ID: 10000307", "286-5001-0233 Purcellville Train Station", "GenOn power plant in Alexandria is set to close", "Sale of Robinson Terminal warehouses to bring development to Alexandria waterfront", "The Washington & Old Dominion Railroad in Del Ray", "1949 Aerial photograph and 1951 map (T1951) of Alexandria, Virginia", "W&OD Railway 1916 ICC Valuation Map No. by Eugene Scheel A Waterford historian and mapmaker. DC/ANALOG AND DCC/DIGITAL SOUND DECODER SALES & INSTALLATIONS FOR MASSOTH, ESU, LGB/MARKLIN, SOUNDTRAXX, PHOENIX, AND PIKO BRAND AND ACCESSORIES. "W&OD Railway 1916 ICC Valuation Maps". Map No. You can access this from your own website, or post a link in an email to offer others direct access. Relocated to former site of Paeonian Springs station by NOVA Parks. Mar 22, 2018 - Explore Dave Lepkowski's board "Washington and (&) Old Dominion Railroad Trail Indeed" on Pinterest. Possible Interruptions to Service. In 1911, the owners of the GF&OD formed a new corporation, the Washington and Old Dominion Railway. Locations of stations from distances along railroad route in, Washington and Old Dominion Railroad timetable dated 1940-08-25. Ashburn Road (VA Route 641) (east side) & W&OD Trail, W&OD Trail (west of west end of Graves Lane), Belmont Ridge Road (VA Route 659) & W&OD Trail, W&OD Trail (west of intersection of Trailview Boulevard and Breakstone Drive), Lawson Road SE (southeast side) & W&OD Trail, Harrison Street SE (west side) & W&OD Trail, W&OD Trail, north of intersection of Dry Mill Road and Woodburn Road, Dry Mill Road (northwest side) & W&OD Trail, Hamilton Station Road (east side) & W&OD Trail, N. Maple Avenue (VA Route 722) & W&OD Trail, N. 21st Street (northeast side) and W&OD Trail, 35 Main Street (southeast side of Main street), 34 Main Street (northwest side of Main Street), Railroad Street (VA Route 753), north of Snickersville Turnpike (VA Route 734). The trips are sponsored by the Old Dominion Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society. The railroad was a successor to the bankrupt Washington and Old Dominion Railway and to several earlier railroads, the first of which began operating in 1859. [14][15][16] In 1900, the Southern Railway extended the line westward for four miles from Round Hill to Bluemont (formerly Snickersville). Please Click here for detailed map of all service centers currently impacted. The entire 45 miles is paved with nine foot wide asphalt and has a painted yellow center line. 1915 topographic map of Washington, D.C., the city of Alexandria, Alexandria County, Falls Church and northeastern Fairfax County, showing the routes of the W&OD Railway's Bluemont Division between Alexandria and Wedderburn and between Thrifton and Bluemont Junction, and the Great Falls Division between Georgetown and Great Falls: 1917 topographic map of Washington, D.C., the city of Alexandria, Alexandria County, Falls Church and northeastern Fairfax County, showing the routes of the W&OD Railway's Bluemont Division between Alexandria and Wedderburn and between Thrifton and Bluemont Junction, and the Great Falls Division between Georgetown and Great Falls: 1929 topographic map of Washington, D.C., the city of Alexandria, Alexandria County, Falls Church and northeastern Fairfax County, showing the routes of the W&OD Railway's Bluemont Division between Alexandria and Wedderburn and between Thrifton and Bluemont Junction, and the Great Falls Division between Rosslyn and Great Falls: 1943 topographic map of northeastern Loudoun County, showing the route of the W&OD Railroad between. [72] The Virginia Department of Historic Resources has added both stations to the Virginia Landmarks Register. [25] From that time onward, W&OD trains crossed over Potomac Yard on a long trestle constructed earlier for the Southern Railway. Map No. On May 2, 1911, John R. McLean and Stephen B. Elkins incorporated the Washington & Old Dominion Railway and leased the railroad from the Southern Railway. In 1910, the railway built at this location a car barn, rail yard, workshop, electrical substation, and general office. [69] A 2000 NRHP registration form states that the Historic District is eligible for the listing because the District "is associated with events that have made a significant contribution to the broad patterns of our history". Reviews (804) 233-6237 Website. 7", "Map 13: Vienna (mileage markers 9 to 11.5)", "Interstate Commerce Commission (July 1, 1916). [74], After the W&OD Railroad closed, the Southern Railway and its successor, the Norfolk Southern Railway, operated a spur between the Alexandria waterfront and a north-south route that traveled through Potomac Yard before the Yard closed in 1989. The Washington and Old Dominion Railroad (colloquially referred to as the W&OD) was an intrastate short-line railroad located in Northern Virginia. 21", "Map 3: Paeonian Springs (mileage markers 37 to 40)", "Interstate Commerce Commission (July 1, 1916). Arlington County's Bluemont Junction Trail replaced the line between Washington Boulevard and Bluemont Junction. "4. The Dominion Atlantic Railway (reporting mark DA) was a historic railway which operated in the western part of Nova Scotia in Canada, primarily … Professional repairs, digital sound systems installations, DCC/Digital Decoder installations for LGB locomotives 8. I've been vaguely aware of the abandoned Washington and Old Dominion right-of-way for most of that time. 85, 90-93, "The W&OD Railroad is Heart of Herndon for 120 Years", "The Civil War on the W&OD in Vienna, VA", "Frank Tosh Interview about the W&OD Railroad", "Interview with W&OD Train Driver Douglas Lee and Brakeman Randolph Shutts Part 1", "Interview with W&OD Train Driver Douglas Lee and Brakeman Randolph Shutts Part 2", "Presentation on W&OD Railroad history at Reston Museum", Template:Attached KML/Washington and Old Dominion Railroad, "Washington and Old Dominion Railroad Markers series", "The Rail Comes to Herndon: The Evolution of the WO&D Railroad", "Historical Background: Old Dominion Drive Notable Facts (Formerly the Great Falls and Old Dominion Railroad)", "Rules and Regulations for the Government of Employees of the Washington and Old Dominion Railway", Fairfax County Economic Development Authority, Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department, Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Washington_and_Old_Dominion_Railroad&oldid=991233438, Predecessors of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway, Transportation in Arlington County, Virginia, Transportation in Fairfax County, Virginia, Transportation in Loudoun County, Virginia, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Northeast corner of Princess Street and N. Fairfax Street, Northwest corner of Princess Street and N. Lee Street, Northwest of intersection of Massey Lane and Hunting Creek Drive, East end of W&OD Railroad; Northeast of Southern Railway junction on east side of. Compiled in the Bureau of Topographical Engr. 1864 map showing the route of the Alexandria, Loudoun and Hampshire Railroad between the city of Alexandria and Farmwell (later Ashburn) station: 1865 map showing the route of the Alexandria, Loudoun and Hampshire Railroad between the city of Alexandria and Falls Church: Circa 1878 map showing the route of the Washington and Ohio Railroad in the city of Alexandria and Alexandria County, Virginia: 1883 map showing the entire route of the Washington, Ohio and Western Railroad (Alex. I-66 east of N. Uhle Street; north of Lee Highway, I-66 between Lee Highway and Spout Run Parkway, Lee Highway (between traffic lanes) at N. Monroe Street (east side), Intersection of Lee Highway and Old Dominion Drive at Military Road (east side), Old Dominion Drive at Lorcom Lane (northwest side); east of N. Vermont Street, Old Dominion Drive between traffic lanes north of Lee Highway; west of N. Abingdon Street, Old Dominion Drive at 24th Street N. (north side), 24th Street N. was Livingstone Street prior to 1932 (named for, Named for the nearby estate of Frank Lyon (now, Old Dominion Drive at 26th Street N. (southeast side), Old Dominion Drive at N. Glebe Road (east side), Old Dominion Drive at Rock Spring Road (north side), Old Dominion Drive at Little Falls Road (northwest side), Old Dominion Drive near Dominion Crest Lane, Old Dominion Drive at Kirby Road (northwest side), Old Dominion Drive between Pimmit Run and Linway Terrace, Southeast side of B&O Railroad right-of-way, Old Dominion Drive at Chain Bridge Road (northwest side), Old Dominion Drive at Balls Hill Road (east side), Old Dominion Drive at Swinks Mill Road (south side), Old Dominion Drive northwest of Swinks Mill Road, Old Dominion Drive at Spring Hill Road (east side), Old Dominion Drive at Peacock Station Road (east side), Old Dominion Drive at Georgetown Pike (north side). Electrification arrived in 1912, after the Great Falls & Old Dominion Railroad and the Southern Railway’s Bluemont Branch were consolidated into the Washington & Old Dominion Railway. [49] The Chesapeake and Ohio Railway (C&O) purchased the W&OD Railroad in 1956, but did not change the railroad's name. Agency station. [3][4][5][6] Construction may have proceeded pursuant to those plans, as an 1864 Confederate army map shows that the railroad's tracks had passed Leesburg, crossed Catoctin Mountain at Clarke's Gap and passed Hillsborough. "W&OD Railway 1916 ICC Valuation Maps". 1894 topographic map of the city of Alexandria, Alexandria County, Falls Church and northeastern Fairfax County, showing the route of the Richmond and Danville Railroad (Washington, Ohio & Western Branch) between the railroad's Alexandria terminal and Hunters Road station: 1894 topographic map showing the entire route of the Washington, Ohio and Western Railroad except in the city of Alexandria: 1894 topographic map of the city of Alexandria, Alexandria County, Falls Church and northeastern Fairfax County, showing the route of the Virginia Midland Division (later, the Bluemont Branch) of the Southern Railway between Herndon and the city of Alexandria: 1898 topographic map of Washington, D.C., the city of Alexandria, Alexandria County, Falls Church and northeastern Fairfax County, showing the route of the Washington & Round Hill Branch (later, the Bluemont Branch) of the Southern Railway between Alexandria and Wedderburn: 1908 topographic map of northwestern Loudoun County, showing the route of the Bluemont Branch of the Southern Railway between Sterling and Ashburn: 1915 topographic map of northwestern Fairfax County, showing the route of the W&OD Railway's Bluemont Division between Vienna and Herndon and the Great Falls Division (Electric RR) between. Old Dominion Railway Museum 102 Hull St Richmond VA 23224. A paved trail in Alexandria's linear Mt. 4", "Interstate Commerce Commission (July 1, 1916). 1914 Washington & Old Dominion Railway Great Falls Division Timetable. Box 50434, Arlington, VA 22205 by William Mosteller. [32][34], The W&OD's main passenger line ran from Georgetown and Rosslyn through Thrifton Junction, Bluemont Junction and westward to Bluemont. Jefferson Park has replaced part of the Bluemont Division's course through that city. [54] The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA), which at the time was planning to construct a rapid transit system for the Washington area, tried to postpone the abandonment in the hopes of using part of the right-of-way for transit. 12", "Interstate Commerce Commission (July 1, 1916). [31], The railway's electrification system distributed 650 volts direct current (DC) to its Bluemont Division cars and trains through overhead catenary lines. Map 1", "Northern Virginia Model Railroaders, Inc", "Marker in front of the Shelter Along the Trail", "A relocated passenger shelter (formerly at Clarks Gap; now at Paeonian Springs", "Train Station Steering & Oversight Committee", "Loudoun Visitors Center in Purcellville: Wine Tastings & Information", "History of the Purcellville Preservation Association", "Washington and Old Dominion Railroad Depot - Round Hill VA", "Stone arch culvert under unnamed stream west of Simpson Circle in Paeonian Springs", "Board Report: Historic District Designation of and Design Guidelines for Benjamin Elliott's Coal Trestle, located on the southern side of the Washington & Old Dominion (W&OD) Trail near the southwestern corner of Lee Highway and Fairfax Drive, adjacent to the northern property line of 6873 Lee Highway, and which district boundary shall include only the trestle structure itself in the portion of the parcel identified as RPC #11-065-001", "Overgrown W&OD railroad trestle, Arlington, Virginia", "Arlington County Register of Historic Places: Historic Designation Form: Benjamin Elliott's Coal Trestle", "Part of W&OD Railroad Torn Down for Storage Facility", "Landowner removes remnants of Arlington's industrial past for self-storage units", "W&OD Trestle Could Get Historic Designation", "Video recording of approval of consent agenda, including agenda item 50: Historic District Designation of and Design Guidelines for Benjamin Elliott's Coal Trestle, located on the southern side of the Washington & Old Dominion (W&OD) Trail near the southwestern corner of Lee Highway and Fairfax Drive, adjacent to the northern property line of 6873 Lee Highway, and which district boundary shall include only the trestle structure itself in the portion of the parcel identified as RPC #11-065-001", "Photographs of the front and the inside of the Stationmaster's House", "GF&OD Railroad 1916 ICC Valuation Map No. In 1974, the railroad's bridge over the Capital Beltway was demolished to enable the highway to be widened. Old Dominion Railways inspected, tested and performed routine maintenance on this locomotive: Installed new replacement traction tire; added new grease to the gears in both motor blocks; oiled all axles in F7A and F7B units. Nomination form for National Register of Historic Places prepared in 2002. The Northern Virginia Transportation Commission (NVCC), which was interested in converting the line to a commuter rail service, also opposed the purchase. (Electric). Originally incorporated as the Alexandria and Harper's Ferry Railroad, construction on the line began in 1855 by the Alexandria, Loudoun and Hampshire (AL&H) Railroad under the presidency of Lewis McKenzie. The Old Dominion Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society offers vintage diesel train rides leaving from Dilwyn and traveling through the hills of Central Virginia. Wire strung above … Run, cycle or skate the 45-mile route along the former roadbed of the Washington & Old Dominion Railroad, which runs through the urban heartland and into the Virginia countryside. [63] By 1969, the C&O had removed all of its tracks and ties, except for some tracks that were crossing paved roads. Coordinates of trail connecting Russell Road and Landover Street, Alexandria: Unpaved trail connecting Russell Road and Landover Street (former route of Washington & Old Dominion Railroad), Section of Mount Vernon Trail adjacent to Norfolk Southern Railway spur between Pendleton Street and E. Abingdon Drive former route of Washington & Old Dominion Railroad), Locations of stations from distances along railroad route from. [12][13] In 1888, the Richmond and Danville began to operate the WO&W's trains between Washington, D.C., and Round Hill. Washington and Old Dominion Railway: Bluemont Division: Washington—Bluemont Junction—Bluemont (March 1926). N. Buchanan Street and Bluemont Junction Trail, 0.2 mile south of crossing of Fairfax line of Washington-Virginia Railway, N. George Mason Drive at Wilson Boulevard (north side) and Bluemont Junction Trail, N. Jefferson Street and Bluemont Junction Trail, N. Kensington Street (northeast side) and Bluemont Junction Trail, Junction with Bluemont Division, Alexandria-Bluemont Line, Trail in Mount Jefferson Park and Greenway between Richmond Highway (. (Electric). "W&OD Railway 1916 ICC Valuation Maps". [212] I–66 and the adjacent Custis Trail replaced the line between Thrifton and Washington Boulevard in Ballston. 5", "GF&OD Railroad 1916 ICC Valuation Map No. [9] After changing its planned route to enable it to cross the Blue Ridge through Snickers Gap rather than through the more northerly Vestal's Gap, the railroad extended its line from Leesburg to Hamilton in 1870 and to Round Hill in 1874.[10]. It is presented by the Old Dominion Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society and operates on the Buckingham Branch Railroad. Because WMATA did not expect the proposed transit line to be able to generate enough ridership to be cost-effective, WMATA rejected that option. Map No. Vernon Sheet", "Topography: Maryland - Virginia: Seneca Quadrangle", "Topography: Virginia: Fairfax Quadrangle", "Topography: Maryland — District of Columbia — Virginia, Washington and vicinity", "Washington and Vicinity: Maryland: District of Columbia: Virginia", "Washington and vicinity, District of Columbia-Maryland-Virginia", "Southern Railway: Between Washington, Alexandria and Bluemont: Schedule effective July 1, 1900", "Schedule No. The Washington and Old Dominion Railroad (colloquially referred to as the W&OD), the successor to the bankrupt Washington and Old Dominion Railway, was an intrastate short-line railroad located in Northern Virginia. except in the city of Alexandria: 1900 map showing the route of the Southern Railway (Washington & Ohio) in the city of Alexandria and Alexandria County, Virginia: 1907 map showing the route of the Southern Railway (Bluemont Branch) in the city of Alexandria and Alexandria County, Virginia: 1893 topographic map of northwestern Loudoun County, showing the route of the Washington, Ohio and Western Railroad between Round Hill and. Some of the Bluemont Division cars or trains then continued their trips through Falls Church, Vienna, Herndon, Sterling, Ashburn, Leesburg, Clarke's Gap and Purcellville to terminate in Bluemont, Virginia, at the base of the Blue Ridge Mountains, following a route that was similar to that of Virginia State Route 7. 0.1 mile northwest of crossing of Smith's Switch Road and W&OD Trail; 0.03 miles northwest of W&OD Trail rest stop. The employees excavated the roadbed by hand, built stations and electric locomotives, reconfigured passenger cars, replaced diesel motors, and rebuilt bridges. [52][53], In February 1965, the Commonwealth of Virginia contracted to buy 30.5 miles (49.1 km) of the mainline from Herndon to Alexandria for $3.5 million. Washington and Old Dominion Railroad – At the End of the Line, An Opportunity Lost. Information relating to service and Old Dominion operations will be updated in real time as more information becomes available and is subject to change pending the severity of events. [22] In that year, they concluded negotiations with the Southern Railway to lease the Southern's Bluemont Branch and to take over all service on the branch on July 1, 1912. [213] The caboose was built in 1971, three years after the W&OD Railroad closed.[214]. "W&OD Railway 1916 ICC Valuation Maps". Index map showing Washington & Old Dominion Railway's line abandoned in relation to other railroads and common carriers, This page was last edited on 29 November 2020, at 00:30. More Items From eBay. Moved two blocks north of original location in 1984. The line closed in sections in 1963 and 1968. 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