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Triple Railroad Crossing, East Byrd Street at Sixteenth Street, Richmond, Independent City, VA



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B&W Photos

HB1177247
General View, Looking West, With Photographer Standing In The Right-of-way Of The Former Richmond & York River Railroad (now The West Point Branch Of The Southern); The Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad Bridge (1900) Passes Overhead, And Off In The Distance Is T

HB1177248
General View, Looking East, Showing Intersection Of Three Railroads At Three Levels


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Item Title


Location
East Byrd Street at Sixteenth Street, Richmond, VA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER VA-40

Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. GENERAL VIEW, LOOKING WEST, WITH PHOTOGRAPHER STANDING IN THE RIGHT-OF-WAY OF THE FORMER RICHMOND & YORK RIVER RAILROAD (NOW THE WEST POINT BRANCH OF THE SOUTHERN); THE CHESAPEAKE & OHIO RAILROAD BRIDGE (1900) PASSES OVERHEAD, AND OFF IN THE DISTANCE IS THE SEABOARD AIRLINE RAILROAD BRIDGE (1900).
2. GENERAL VIEW, LOOKING EAST, SHOWING INTERSECTION OF THREE RAILROADS AT THREE LEVELS. AT GROUND LEVEL IS THE FORMER RICHMOND & YORK RIVER RAILROAD (NOW THE WEST POINT BRANCH OF THE SOUTHERN); THE VIADUCT STRUCTURE APPEARING AT THE UPPER LEFT CORNER OF THE PHOTOGRAPH WAS CONSTRUCTED BY THE CHESAPEAKE & OHIO RAILROAD IN 1900. IT PASSES OVER THE SEABOARD AIRLINE BRIDGE WHICH ALSO WAS BUILT IN 1900.


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