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The Washington and Old Dominion Railroad (colloquially referred to as the W&OD) was an intrastate short-line railroad located in Northern Virginia. Its oldest line extended from Alexandriamarker on the Potomac River northwest to Bluemontmarker at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains near Snickers Gap, not far from the boundary line between Virginiamarker and West Virginiamarker. The railroad's route largely paralleled the routes of the Potomac River and the present Virginia Route 7.
The stone arch at Clarkes Gap crossing the W&OD Trail.
This point was the highest elevation of any place on the original railroad line.


The line followed the winding course of Four Mile Run upstream from Alexandria through Arlingtonmarker to Falls Churchmarker. At that point, the railroad was above the fall line and was able to follow a more direct northwesterly course in Virginia through Dunn Loringmarker, Viennamarker, Sunset Hills (now in Reston)marker, Herndonmarker, Sterlingmarker, Ashburnmarker, Leesburgmarker, Paeonian Springs, Hamiltonmarker, Purcellvillemarker and Round Hill to its terminus at Bluemont, turning sharply to the west only after passing through Clarkes Gap in Catoctin Mountainmarker west of Leesburg. The Washington & Old Dominion Railroad Trail (W&OD Trail) and several other trails have replaced much of the railroad's route.

General history

Originally incorporated as the Alexandria and Harper's Ferrymarker Railroad, construction on the line began in 1855 by the Alexandria, Loudoun and Hampshire Railroad (AL&H). First intended to cross the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Shenandoah Rivermarker to reach the coal fields in the western part of Hampshire Countymarker, Virginia, that are now within Mineral Countymarker, West Virginiamarker, the AL&H reached Leesburg in Loudoun Countymarker in 1860. Because of its proximity to Washington, D.C.marker, the line saw much use and disruption during the Civil War. After the war, the name of the line was changed in 1870 to the Washington and Ohio Railroad. The line was extended from Leesburg to Hamiltonmarker in 1870 and to Round Hill in 1874.

Upon acquisition by new owners in the 1880s, the line's name was changed twice: first to the Washington and Western Railroad in 1882 and in the next year to the Washington, Ohio and Western (WO&W) Railroad. However, the line's trains did not serve either Washington, Ohiomarker, or the West.

In 1886, the Richmond and Danville Railroad, a trunk line that connected New York Citymarker, Washington, D.C., Atlantamarker and New Orleansmarker, leased the WO&W. In 1888, the Richmond and Danville began to operate the WO&W's trains between Washington, D.C., and Round Hill.

In 1894, the newly-formed Southern Railway absorbed the Richmond and Danville Railroad and acquired the WO&W. In 1900, the Southern Railway extended the line westward for four miles from Round Hill to Bluemont (formerly Snickersville). The Southern Railway designated the line as its Bluemont Branch.

By 1908, steam locomotives were hauling Southern Railway passenger trains from the new Union Stationmarker in Washington, D.C., to Alexandria Junction (north of old town Alexandria), where they switched to travel westward on the Bluemont Branch. A connecting line shuttled passengers from a station in old town Alexandria on a route that the AL&H had earlier established. On weekends, express trains carried vacationers from Washington to Bluemont and other towns in western Loudoun County in which resorts had developed.

Meanwhile, in 1906, electric trolleys had begun to run on the Great Falls and Old Dominion Railroad (GF&OD) northwest to Great Fallsmarker from Georgetownmarker in Washington, D.C. This line crossed the Potomac River on the old Aqueduct Bridge, passed through Rosslynmarker, and traveled northwest on a double-tracked line through Arlington and Fairfax Countymarker to an amusement park (trolley park) that the railway constructed and operated near the Falls.

In 1911, the owners of the GF&OD formed a new corporation, the Washington and Old Dominion Railway. In 1912, the GF&OD became the "Great Falls Division" of the W&OD Railway.

Also in 1912, the W&OD Railway leased all of the Southern Railway's Bluemont Branch, except for a short segment connecting Potomac Yard with old town Alexandria. The W&OD made the Southern's Bluemont Branch a part of the new railway's "Bluemont Division" and electrified all of its operations over the next four years, becoming an interurban electric trolley system that carried passengers, mail, milk and freight. From that time onward, W&OD trains crossed over Potomac Yard on a long viaduct. 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.

To join its two lines, the W&OD Railway constructed in 1912 a double-tracked Bluemont Division connecting line that traveled between two new junctions in Arlington: Bluemont Junction on the Alexandria-Bluemont line and Thrifton Junction on the Georgetown-Great Falls line. The connecting line passed a short distance west of Ballstonmarker, crossing on a plate girder bridge over a competing interurban electric trolley line (the Fairfax line of the Washington-Virginia Railway) that carried passengers between Rosslyn, Clarendonmarker, Ballston, Falls Church, Vienna and Fairfax Citymarker.

The railway distributed direct current to its Bluemont Division cars and trains through overhead catenary wires. Single overhead wires carried the Great Falls Division's electricity over its tracks. Stationary and movable electrical substations containing Westinghouse transformers and AC to DC converters were located at various points along the railway's routes.

The W&OD's main passenger line ran from Georgetown and Rosslyn through Thrifton Junction, Bluemont Junction and westward to Bluemont. However, after crossing the Potomac River from Georgetown, many W&OD passengers transferred in Rosslyn to the trolleys of the competing Washington-Virginia Railway. Most of the W&OD's freight trains ran between Potomac Yard, Bluemont Junction and either Rosslyn or various locations along the Bluemont Division.

In 1923, the W&OD Railway ceased operating from Georgetown when the federal government replaced the aging Aqueduct Bridge with the new Francis Scott Key Bridgemarker. At the same time, the railroad constructed a new passenger station in Rosslyn which became its "Washington" terminal.

The W&OD Railway fell upon hard times in the 1930s during the Great Depression. In 1932, the railway went into bankruptcy and was placed in receivership. In 1934, the railway abandoned operations on the Great Falls Division between Thrifton Junction and Great Falls.

In 1936, a new corporation, the Washington and Old Dominion Railroad, assumed operation of the remnants of the W&OD Railway, which by then consisted only of the Railway's Bluemont Division and the portion of the former Great Falls Division that had remained between Rosslyn and Thrifton (which was no longer a junction). Shortly thereafter, in 1939, the railroad abandoned the western end of its line, which had connected the towns of Purcellville and Bluemont.

In 1943, the W&OD Railroad acquired ownership of the section of line between Potomac Yard and Purcellville that the W&OD Railway had earlier leased from the Southern Railway. The Southern Railway retained ownership of the easternmost section of the railroad's route between Potomac Yard and old town Alexandria.

During the 1940s, the W&OD Railroad converted all of its lines' operations from electric to diesel or gasoline power. During that decade, the railroad discontinued its electrified passenger service in 1941, but temporarily resumed passenger service during the Second World War using gas-electric motor cars and cars pulled by diesel-electric locomotives. Passenger and mail service finally ended in 1951; thereafter, the railroad carried only freight.

The Chesapeake and Ohio Railway (C&O) purchased the W&OD Railroad in 1956, but did not change the railroad's name. In 1963, the C&O abandoned the segment of its line that traveled between Rosslyn, Thrifton and Ballston. The Commonwealth of Virginia then purchased this segment to acquire a right-of-way for the planned route of Interstate 66 (I-66).

Five years later, in 1968, the railroad, which by that time ran only between Alexandria and Purcellville, ceased operations. Shortly thereafter, the C&O sold the remainder of the railroad's route to the Commonwealth of Virginia. The Commonwealth then sold most of the route to the Virginia Electric Power Company (VEPCO) (now Dominion Virginia Power), whose transmission lines had run along the railroad's right-of-way. The Commonwealth retained a portion of the route in Arlington immediately east of Falls Church, on which it built I-66, and the section of the route which crossed the Henry G. Shirley Memorial Highway (presently part of Interstate 395 (I-395)) along the Arlington-Alexandria boundary.

Bluemont Division, Alexandria-Bluemont Line

Most of the Bluemont Division's passenger cars or trains ran on the W&OD Railway's Great Falls Division's line from Georgetown over the Aqueduct Bridge through Rosslyn to Thrifton Junction. From Thrifton Junction, the trains ran on the Bluemont Division's connecting line to Bluemont Junction, where they met other Bluemont Division passenger cars or trains that ran from old-town Alexandria or Potomac Yard, following Four Mile Run in Arlington. Some of the Bluemont Division cars or trains then continued their trips through Falls Church, Vienna, Herndon, Sterling, Ashburn, Leesburg, Clarkes 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.

The Norfolk Southern Railway now operates a spur between the Alexandria waterfront and a Southern Railway main line that earlier had traveled through Potomac Yard. The route of the spur formerly served W&OD trains traveling on the Bluemont Division to the Division's freight and passenger stations in old town Alexandria. As the Southern Railway owned and operated the route of the spur and the stations, this section of track remained in operation after the W&OD closed.

A paved trail in Alexandria's linear Mt. Jefferson Park and Greenway has replaced part of the Bluemont Division's course through that city. The Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority's W&OD Trail travels in the Washington & Old Dominion Railroad Regional Park within the Bluemont Division's former right-of-way from the Alexandria/Arlington boundary through Bluemont Junction to Purcellville. 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 many years before the remainder of its line closed in 1968.

I-66 and its adjacent Custis Trailmarker now travel on the former right-of-way of the W&OD Railway's Great Falls Division between Rosslyn and Thrifton Junction. The highway and the trail continue to Washington Boulevard in Ballston along the former route of the Bluemont Division's Thrifton — Bluemont Junction connecting line.

Arlington County's Bluemont Junction Trail now travels on the connecting line's former right-of-way from Washington Boulevard to meet the W&OD Trail near Bluemont Junction. The Junction now contains an Arlington County railroad display that features a bay window Southern Railway caboose that was built in 1972, four years after the W&OD closed.

Stations

The stations on the Alexandria-Bluemont line of the Bluemont Division (with locations of sites in 2008) were:

Station Location Coordinates Jurisdiction W&OD Trail Mile Side of Tracks Photo Notes
Alexandria Terminal Northeast corner of Princess Street and N. Fairfax Street City of Alexandria ---------- Operated by Southern Railway
Potomac Yard Near intersection of Norfolk Lane and Potomac Greens Drive City of Alexandria ---------- East end of W&OD Railroad
Alexandria Junction Mt. Jefferson Park and Greenway, near Swann Avenue, west of Jefferson Davis Highway (U.S. Route 1) City of Alexandria ---------- Site of track connecting to Washington & Ohio Junction on Washington and Alexandria Railway (Southern Railway main line). Connecting track removed in 1912.
St. Elmo Intersection of Commonwealth Avenue & Ashby Street near northwest end of Mt. Jefferson Park and Greenway City of Alexandria ---------- Crossing of Washington-Mt. Vernon line of Washington-Virginia Railway
Cowdon Opposite side (east side) of S. Shirlington Road from Mile Zero of W&OD Trail (0.1 mile west of Henry G. Shirley Memorial Highway (I-395)) City of Alexandria 0 South
Barcroft Columbia Pike (VA Route 244) (north side) & W&OD Trail Arlington County 1.6 Southwest circa 1910 circa 1967 Formerly Arlington Mill station
Barcroft Freight Station Columbia Pike (VA Route 244) (northwest side) & W&OD Trail Arlington County 1.6 Northeast
Glencarlyn W&OD Trail in Glencarlyn Park (near north side of Arlington Boulevard (U.S. Route 50) overpass) Arlington County 2.7 Southwest 1896–1912 1918 Agency station. Formerly Carlin Springs station. Historical marker at site
Bluemont Junction W&OD Trail between Wilson Boulevard and Bluemont Junction Trail Arlington County 3.4 East 1950's Junction with Thrifton-Bluemont Junction connecting line; Historical markers at site
Torrison Wilson Boulevard (northwest side) & W&OD Trail Arlington County 3.6 East
Fostoria North Ohio Street & W&OD Trail (in I-66 right-of-way) Arlington County 4.4 South
Falls Church (East Falls Church) Lee Highway (U.S. Route 29) (west side) & W&OD Trail Arlington County 5.6 West 1951; Undated Agency station. Historical marker at site
Rothsay Rothsay Street (west of Great Falls Street) & W&OD Trail City of Falls Church 6.4
West Falls Church W. Broad Street (VA Route 7) (east side) & W&OD Trail City of Falls Church 7.0 South 1890's Historical marker at site
Evans Near Chestnut Street & W&OD Trail Fairfax County 7.5
Green Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority right-of-way near Interstate 495 (Capital Beltway) and south end of Fallsmere Court; 0.1 mile south of W&OD Trail Fairfax County 8.5
Dunn Loring Sandburg Street (west side) & W&OD Trail Fairfax County 9.1 North 1950's Agency station. Historical marker at site
Wedderburn Cedar Lane (west side) & W&OD Trail Fairfax County 10.1 North Undated
Franklin W&OD Trail near Owaissa Road SE (east of bridge abutment of Fairfax line of Washington-Virginia Railway on north side of W&OD Trail) Town of Vienna 10.4
Park Street Park St. SE & W&OD Trail Town of Vienna 11.3
Church Street Church Street NE & W&OD Trail Town of Vienna 11.7 Adjacent to Vienna Station of Washington-Virginia Railway
Vienna 231 Dominion Road NE at Ayr Hill Avenue NE (southeast side) & W&OD Trail Town of Vienna 11.8 Southwest 1894-1912 Agency station. Historical marker near site

Clarks Crossing Clarks Crossing Road & W&OD Trail Fairfax County 13.3
Piney Piney Branch & W&OD Trail (northwest of Peppermill Place) Fairfax County 13.7
Lowland Lowland Station Road & W&OD Trail Fairfax County 14.0
Hunter Hunter Mill Road (VA Route 674), Hunter Station Road & W&OD Trail] Fairfax County 14.7 South before 1912 Historical marker at site
Pinecrest W&OD Trail near Michael Faraday Court Fairfax County 16.7
Soapstone Siding W&OD Trail Fairfax County
Sunset Hills Old Reston Avenue (west side) & W&OD Trail Fairfax County 17.7 North 1966 Agency station. Formerly Wiehle station. Historical marker near site
Thornton W&OD Trail east of Town Center Parkway Fairfax County 18.4
Jackson Sugarland Run & W&OD Trail, between Fairfax County Parkway and Herndon Parkway E Fairfax County 18.8
Coral Coral Road & W&OD Trail Town of Herndon 19.6
Herndon 717 Lynn Street at Station Street (south side) & W&OD Trail Town of Herndon 19.9 Southwest 1890; 1905 Agency station. Historical marker near siteListed on National Register of Historic Places
Herndon Heights Crestview Drive & W&OD Trail Town of Herndon 20.9
Oak Grove Locust Lane & W&OD Trail (near Dominion Lane) Loudoun County 21.3
Lynn W&OD Trail Loudoun County 21.6
Buchanan Warwick Court & W&OD Trail Loudoun County 22.6
Sterling W&OD Trail, north of Ruritan Circle (Old Church Road) (VA Route 859) Loudoun County 23.4 West 1927 Agency station. Formerly Guilford station. Historical marker at site
Normans W&OD Trail Loudoun County 25.1
Smiths Smiths Switch Road & W&OD Trail Loudoun County 25.6 Northeast 1920's Historical marker near site
Ashburn Ashburn Road (VA Route 641) (east side) & W&OD Trail Loudoun County 27.5 North 1967 Agency station. Historical marker at site
Graves W&OD Trail (west of west end of Graves Lane) Loudoun County 28.1
Belmont Park Belmont Ridge Road (VA Route 659) & W&OD Trail Loudoun County 29.4
Trap Rock Luck Stone Quarry & W&OD Trail (0.5 miles west of Belmont Ridge Road (VA Route 659)) Loudoun County 29.9 North Served Trap Rock Quarry (now Leesburg plant of Luck Stone Corp.). Historical marker near site.
Compher Cochrane Mill Road & W&OD Trail Loudoun County 30.6
Pleasant View W&OD Trail (west of intersection of Trailview Boulevard and Breakstone Drive) Loudoun County 31.2
Lawson Lawson Road SE & W&OD Trail Town of Leesburg 32.7
Leesburg Freight Station Harrison Street SE (west side) & W&OD Trail Town of Leesburg 34.2 North 1966 Historical marker at site
Leesburg Passenger Station S. King Street (U.S. Route 15) (west side) & W&OD Trail Town of Leesburg 34.4 North 1906 1909 colorized postcard Agency station. Historical marker at site
Dry Mill W&OD Trail, north of intersection of Dry Mill Road and Woodburn Road Loudoun County 35.8
Clarkes Gap Dry Mill Road (west side) & W&OD Trail Loudoun County 38.0 North 1930 Agency station. Historical marker at site
Paeonian Springs Simpson Circle (west side) & W&OD Trail Loudoun County 39.2 South 1920's Agency station. Historical marker at site

Hamilton Hamilton Station Road (east side) & W&OD Trail Loudoun County 40.9 South Undated Agency station.
Ivandale Ivandale Road & W&OD Trail Loudoun County 42.0
Florance N. Maple Avenue (VA Route 722) & W&OD Trail Town of Purcellville 43.8

Purcellville N. 21st Street (east side) and W&OD Trail] Town of Purcellville 44.8(End) South 1940 Agency station. Historical marker near site.
Simmons ----------
Round Hill 35 Main Street Town of Round Hill ---------- circa 1912 looking south

circa 1912 looking west
Agency station.
Scotland Heights Scotland Heights Road Loudoun County ----------
Homestead ----------
Bluemont Terminal Railroad Street (VA Route 753), north of Snickersville Turnpike (VA Route 734) Town of Bluemont ---------- North circa 1905 circa 1912

1939
Agency station. Original station constructed circa 1900; later burned. Replaced by smaller station.


Existing remnants of Bluemont Division, Alexandria-Bluemont Line

The following remnants of the Alexandria-Bluemont Line were visible in 2007:

Stations

Station Location Coordinates Jurisdiction Operator Present use Photo Notes
Vienna 231 Dominion Road NE at Ayr Hill Avenue NE (southeast side) & W&OD Trail Town of Vienna Northern Virginia Model Railroaders, Inc. Museum and model railroad layout 2007
Sunset Hills Old Reston Avenue (west side) & W&OD Trail Fairfax County Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority Vacant Former headquarters office of Washington and Old Dominion Railroad Regional Park.
Herndon 717 Lynn Street at Station Street (south side) & W&OD Trail Town of Herndon Herndon Historical Society Visitor center and historical museum 2006 undated Listed on National Register of Historic Places
Leesburg Freight Station Market Station at Harrison Street SE (west side) and Royal Street SE Town of Leesburg Metro Management Services, LLC Pizza restaurant 2008 Moved two blocks north of original location in 1984. Historic marker entitled "The Depot" on building.
Clarkes Gap Passenger Shelter Simpson Circle (west side) & W&OD Trail Loudoun County Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority Trailside shelter 2007 Replaced burned Clarkes Gap station. Preserved by former W&OD Railroad employee. Relocated to former site of Paeonian Springs station by Northern Virginia Regional Parks Authority.
Hamilton Hamilton Station Road (east side) & W&OD Trail Loudoun County Loudoun Milling Company Mill equipment storage Undated
Purcellville 21st Street N (east side) and W&OD Trail Town of Purcellville Purcellville Preservation Association Public meeting space undated undated Preserved and restored by Purcellville Preservation Association.
Round Hill 35 Main Street Town of Round Hill Property owners Private residences 1997 Former passenger station, freight station and electrical substation are private residences.


Bridges and overpasses

Crossing Location Coordinates Jurisdiction W&OD Trail Mile Remnant
Russell Road Russell Road (west side) between W. Glebe Road and Kentucky Avenue City of Alexandria ------------ Abutment of former railroad bridge

Four Mile Run W&OD Trail between Columbia Pike and Arlington Boulevard (U.S. Route 50) Arlington County 2.3 Abutments under trail bridge
Four Mile Run W&OD Trail between Arlington Boulevard (U.S. Route 50) and N. Carlin Springs Road Arlington County 2.8 Abutments under trail bridge
Four Mile Run W&OD Trail between N. Carlin Springs Road and Wilson Boulevard Arlington County 3.4 Abutments under trail bridge
Four Mile Run W&OD Trail between Wilson Boulevard and N. Patrick Henry Drive Arlington County 3.9 Abutments under trail bridge
Four Mile Run W&OD Trail between Lee Highway (U.S. Route 29) and Little Falls Street Arlington County 5.9 Abutments under trail bridge
Piney Branch W&OD Trail between Ayr Hill Avenue NE and Hunter Mill Road Fairfax County 13.6 Abutments under trail bridge
Difficult Run W&OD Trail between Ayr Hill Avenue NE and Hunter Mill Road Fairfax County 14.3 Abutments under trail bridge
Broad Run W&OD Trail between Sully Road and Panorama Parkway Loudoun County 24.6 Abutments under trail bridge
Beaverdam Run W&OD Trail between Smiths Switch Road and Ashburn Village Boulevard Loudoun County 26.2 Abutments under trail bridge
Goose Creek W&OD Trail between Belmont Ridge Road and Cochrane Mill Road Loudoun County 30.1 Abutments and piers supporting trail bridge
Sycolin Creek W&OD Trail between Belmont Ridge Road and Cochrane Mill Road Loudoun County 30.4 Span, abutments and pier of railroad bridge (now trail bridge).
Tuscarora Creek W&OD Trail between Cochran Mill Road and Lawson Road SE Town of Leesburg 32.3 Abutments and piers of railroad bridge south of W&OD Trail
Clarkes Gap W&OD Trail and Dry Mill Road Loudoun County 38.4 Stone arch above former W&OD Railroad right of way. 2007 photo


Other remnants

Remnant Location Coordinates Jurisdiction W&OD Trail Mile Side of Tracks Notes
Norfolk Southern Railway spur Tracks between Pendleton Street (west of intersection with N. Fairfax St.) and CSX main line near Slaters Lane City of Alexandria ------------ Operating railroad; formerly owned by Southern Railway
Floor of electrical substation at Bluemont Junction Between soccer field and 1972 Southern Railway caboose east of W&OD Trail in Bluemont Junction Park (between Bluemont Junction Trail and Wilson Boulevard) Arlington County 3.4 East In Bluemont Junction Historical Railroad Display
Elevated siding with rails and ties 0.05 mile west of Lee Highway (U.S. Route 29); south of W&OD Trail Arlington County 5.6 South Formerly used to unload coal from hopper cars
Leesburg Stationmaster's House Market Station at Harrison Street SE (west side) and South Street SE Town of Leesburg ------------ Moved to Market Station (south of relocated freight station). Used as store. Historical marker on building


Trails along railroad route

Rail trails



Other trails

  • Unpaved trail connecting Russell Road and Landover Street, Alexandria. Coordinates:
  • Section of Mount Vernon Trail adjacent to Norfolk Southern Railway spur between Pendleton Street and E. Abingdon Drive, Alexandria. Coordinates:


Linear parks along railroad route





Great Falls Division

Bluemont Division, Thrifton-Bluemont Junction Connecting Line

In 1912, the new Washington and Old Dominion Railway constructed the electrified Thrifton-Bluemont Junction connecting line to connect the Railway's Georgetown-Great Falls line with the Alexandria-Bluemont line. The line travelled between Thrifton Junction (near the present crossing of I-66 and Lee Highway (U.S. Route 29) at the Lyon Villagemarker Shopping Center) and Bluemont Junction (presently in Arlington County's Bluemont Junction Park), passing the west end of Ballston along the way. Sometimes termed the "Rosslyn Branch" or the "Spout Run Branch", the line climbed a grade while following the route of Spout Run after leaving Thrifton.

The line closed in sections between 1963 and 1968. I-66 and the Custis Trail replaced the line between Thrifton and Washington Boulevard in Ballston. Arlington County's Bluemont Junction Trail replaced the line between Washington Boulevard and Bluemont Junction.

Stations

The stations on the Thrifton-Bluemont Junction connecting line of the Bluemont Division (with locations of sites in 2008) were:

Station Location Coordinates Jurisdiction Side of Tracks Photo Notes
Thrifton I-66 between Lee Highway and Spout Run Parkway Arlington County North of Lyon Village shopping center. Named for Hugh A. Thrift. East of junction with Thrifton – Bluemont Junction connecting line.
Hayes N. Lincoln Street (east side) and I-66 Arlington County South
Douglas N. Quincy Street (east side) and I-66 Arlington County South
Waverley Hills N. Stafford Street and I-66 Arlington County Formerly Clements Avenue Station
Clarenford N. Utah Street (east side) and I-66 Arlington County South
Lacey N. Glebe Road (east side) and I-66 Arlington County Southeast
Waycroft N. Buchanan Street and Bluemont Junction Trail Arlington County 0.2 mile south of crossing of Fairfax line of Washington-Virginia Railway
Garrison N. George Mason Drive at Wilson Boulevard (north side) and Bluemont Junction Trail Arlington County Southeast Undated
Arlington Avenue N. Jefferson Street and Bluemont Junction Trail Arlington County
Bon Air N. Kensington Street (northeast side) and Bluemont Junction Trail Arlington County South
Bluemont Junction W&OD Trail between Wilson Boulevard and Bluemont Junction Trail Arlington County East 1950's Junction with Alexandria-Bluemont line. Historical markers at site.


Roads and trails along railroad route

Road

I-66 between Lee Highway (U.S. Route 29) and Washington Boulevard. Coordinates:

Rail Trail

Bluemont Junction Trail between Washington Boulevard and Mile 3.3 of Washington & Old Dominion Railroad Trail. Coordinates:

Other Trail

Custis Trail between Lee Highway (U.S. Route 29) and Washington Boulevard. Coordinates:

Linear park along railroad route

Bluemont Junction Park between Fairfax Drive and W&OD Trail

See also



Notes



References





  • Neville, Ashley M., National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Washington & Old Dominion Railroad Historic District (Virginia Department of Historic Resources (DHR) No. 053-0276), Gray & Pape, Inc., Richmond, Virginia, July 25, 2000, in Appendix J of NORTHERN VIRGINIA REGIONAL PARK AUTHORITY - PRE-FILED DIRECT TESTIMONY OF MR. HAFNER, MR. MCRAY AND MR. SIMMONS, November 30, 2005 (Part 4 of 5, pages 1–46). Retrieved on March 24, 2008, in Case Docket Search for documents in Case No. PUE-2005-00018 on official website of the Commonwealth of Virginia State Corporation Commission.


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