Alexandria, Loudoun & Hampshire Track

September 30, 1860
Description Length
Length of main line (Alexandria to Leesburg), single track 37.5 miles
Length of main line sidings and turnouts   1.25 miles
Length of main and branch lines, adding the length of second track, sidings, etc 38.75 miles

Cross Ties

Number per mile 2640
Average length 8 Feet
Average thickness 6 inches
Average bearing surface 6 inches
Kind of lumber White oak, Chestnut, Ch. Oak


Number per mile 460
Material Cast Iron
Weight 18 lbs


Tons Miles Length of Bars, Feet Weight per Yard Years in Use Pattern and Where Used
3,180 38.75 18 & 24 52# 1