Arlington-Fairfax Electric Railway

Arlington-Fairfax Electric Railway (HM1GBS)

Location: Fairfax, VA 22030
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 50.886', W 77° 18.76'

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The Arlington-Fairfax Line connected Fairfax with
Washington D.C. from 1904-1939 and briefly terminated near this location until 1908 when it was
extended to the courthouse after the original
station was destroyed by fire. The new stop served
both as a passenger station and a stop for tourists
to visit historic sites. A freight depot replaced
the station near this location spawning a small
commercial center, the remnants of which remained
until 2009. A bedroom community grew along Cedar
Avenue where the trolley made a stop after
leaving this location.
Year Placed2009
Placed ByCity of Fairfax—Historic Fairfax City Inc
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 1:48pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 299302 N 4302461
Decimal Degrees38.84810000, -77.31266667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 50.886', W 77° 18.76'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 50' 53.16" N, 77° 18' 45.6" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)703, 571
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 10611 Moore St, Fairfax VA 22030, US
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