Petersburg

The road was chartered in 1830. Construction began in 1832 and was completed in 1833. It was a critical link in the flow of supplies from the rest of the South and the blockade running ports of Wilmington and Charleston to Richmond.
Black's Number 12 (map)
Track 81 miles of 4 foot 8 inch gauge 50# U & T-rail (the Gaston Branch was entirely T-rail)
Locomotives 13; 16 names
Cars 180
Stations 11
Officers All
Inventories January 1, 1862
Passengers & Freight 1861
Passengers 1863
Tredegar Purchases All
Annual Reports
1-1-62 Committee of Examination
1-1-62 President
1-1-62 Superintendent
1-1-64 Committee of Examination
1-1-64 President & Superintendent
1-1-66 President
Significant Documents
NP, RD 1-2-61
NP, RD 1-21A-61
NP, AG 3-20-61
NP, AG 3-20A-61
NP, RD 4-10-61
NP, RD 5-2-61
NP, RD 5-25A-61
NP, RD 5-31-61
NP, RD 6-18A-61
NA, QMR 7-15-61
NA, QMR 7-17A-61
NA, QMR 7-17B-61
NP, RD 7-22-61
NA, RR 7-23-61
LOC, SW 7-24-61
NA, QMR 7-25A-61
NA, P 8-15-61
NP, WJ 9-12-61
LVA, TRED 10-5-61
LVA, R&P 10-11-61
LVA, R&P 10-16-61
LVA, R&P 10-20-61
LVA, TRED 11-13A-61
NA, QM 11-27-61
LVA, P 11-30-61
NP, VC 12-9A-61
NA, QMR 12-10A-61
LVA, R&P 12-21-61
NP, RR 12-25-61
NP, CW 1-6-62
NP, RD 1-14A-62
NP, HR 1-22-62
NA, QMR 1-31-62
NA, P 2-7-62
NP, RD 2-8-62
NP, MT 2-21B-62
NA, CSN 3-24-62
NA, CSN 3-31A-62
NA, RR 4-7A-62
NA, P 4-8-62
NA, QM 4-21A-62
NA, QMR 4-21A-62
NA, R&P 4-21-62
NA, QMR 4-24B-62
NA, CSN 4-26A-62
NP, RD 5-5A-62
NA, SWR 5-6-62
NP, RD 5-6-62
NA, SWT 5-14B-62
NA, QMR 5-16A-62
OR Series 1, Vol. 11, Pt 3, Page 536
OR Series 1, Vol. 11, Pt 3, Page 555
NA, QMR 5-29-62
NA, QMR 6-9-62
NP, WJ 7-2-62
NA, QMR 7-31-62
NA, QMR 8-20-62
NP, RR 11-8D-62
LVA, TRED 11-29-62
LVA, TRED 12-10-62
LVA, TRED 1-6-63
NA, SWR 1-23-63
NA, RR 1-x-63
NA, SWT 2-5-63
OR Series 1, Vol. 18, Page 874A
OR Series 1, Vol. 18, Page 875A
NA, QMR 3-21-63
NP, RS 3-21-63
NA, SWR 4-4-63
NA, SWR 4-4A-63
NP, WJ 4-9-63
NA, QMR 5-14-63
NA, RRB 5-15-63
B7, WC&R 5-18-63
NA, ENG 6-4-63
NP, RD 6-17-63
NP, RS 6-17-63
NP, MAP 6-23-63
OR Series 1, Vol. 27, Part 3, Page 952
NA, QMR 7-5-63
LVA, RRB 7-11B-63
NA, P 7-14-63
OR Series 1, Vol. 27, Part 3, Page 1033
LVA, RF&P 7-28-63
NP, RR 8-1A-63
NA, ENG 8-6-63
LVA, RRB 8-7-63
H, RRB 9-10A-63
H, RRB 9-16-63
NCA, RRB 9-16C-63
NCA, RRB 9-17-63
NCA, RRB 9-18A-63
OR Series 1, Vol. 29, Part 2, Page 736
LVA, RF&P 9-25-63
NA, P 10-2-63
NA, RRB 11-25A-63
NA, P 11-30-63
NCA, RRB 1-7-64
NA, QM 1-9A-64
NA, QM 1-18-64
NA, ENG 1-18-64
NA, RRB 1-19-64
OR Series 1, Vol. 33, Page 1104
NA, ENG 1-26-64
NA, SW 2-4-64
NA, CS 2-15-64
NA, P 2-8-64
NA, RRB 2-24A-64
NA, QM 3-13A-64
LVA, TRED 3-17-64
NP, RD 3-18-64
NA, QMR 3-26C-64
AR, R&P 4-6-64
AR, R&P 4-7-64
NA, QMR 4-10A-64
NA, QMR 4-15A-64
NA, QMR 4-27H-64
OR Series 1, Vol. 51, Part 2, Page 899
OR Series 1, Vol. 51, Part 2, Page 906
OR Series 1, Vol. 51, Part 2, Page 906A
NP, RD 5-9B-64
NA, DNCSV 5-10-64
NP, RD 5-11-64
OR Series 1, Vol. 36, Part 2, Page 1005
OR Series 1, Vol. 51, Part 2, Page 955
OR Series 1, Vol. 51, Part 2, Page 987
NP, RD 6-4-64
NP, AC 6-9-64
OR Series 1, Vol. 51, Part 2, Page 1027
OR Series 1, Vol. 40, Part 2, Page 683A
NP, RD 6-25-64
NP, RD 6-27A-64
NA, QM 6-29B-64
NA, QM 6-30-64
NA, QM 7-4A-64
NA, QM 7-7-64
NP, RD 7-9-64
B4, LEE 7-21-64
OR Series 1, Vol. 40, Part 3, Page 793
NA, QM 8-20-64
NA, QM 8-20B-64
OR Series 1, Vol. 42, Part 2, Page 1192
B3, LEE 8-22-64
NP, RD 8-26-64
NP, RD 8-26A-64
NP, RD 8-30A-64
NA, QM 9-28-64
NA, QM 9-30-64
NA, QM 10-5-64
NA, SWR 10-5-64
NA, QM 10-13-64
NA, QMR 10-20B-64
NA, QMR 11-19B-64
NP, RS 12-7-64
NP, AC 12-15-64
NA, ENGR 12-26-64
NA, QM 1-4-65
NA, QMR 1-6B-65
NA, QM 1-12C-65
NA, QMR 1-12D-65
NP, CO 1-16B-65
MISC, RR 1-26-65
NA, RRB 1-31-65
NA, RRB 2-15A-65
OR Series 1, Vol. 47, Part 2, Page 1426

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