Alexandria and Fredericksburg Railroad

Alexandria and Fredericksburg Railroad (HM26H5)

Location: Alexandria, VA 22314
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N 38° 48.73', W 77° 3.071'

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The rails embedded in the brick sidewalk along this block of Fayette Street come from the Alexandria and Fredericksburg Railroad. Chartered in 1864 and completed to Quantico by 1872, this rail line ran in the street and spurred industrial growth in this part of town. Reuse of the rails in the sidewalk resulted from the 2012 redevelopment of the property.
HM NumberHM26H5
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Date Added Sunday, April 1st, 2018 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 321907 N 4297931
Decimal Degrees38.81216667, -77.05118333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 48.73', W 77° 3.071'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 48' 43.8" N, 77° 3' 4.26" W
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Area Code(s)202, 703, 571
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 638-698 N Fayette St, Alexandria VA 22314, US
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