Richmond & York River

This road connected Richmond to steamboats at West Point, Virginia on the York River. It commenced operations in 1859.

It was on this road that the first use of railway artillery in history was made. Confederates used such on June 29 and 30, 1862 at Savage's Station.

Black's Number 7 (map) (map)
Track 38 miles of 4 foot 8 inch gauge 52# T-rail
Locomotives 4; 6 names
Cars 51
Stations 13
Officers Many
Buildings Buildings
Track Equipage Track Equipage
Tredegar Purchases All
Annual Reports
10-1-61 President
10-1-61 Engineer & Superintendent
10-1-63 President
10-1-63 Superintendent
10-1-64 President
10-1-64 Superintendent
10-1-67 President
Significant Documents
NP, RD 2-6-61
NP, RD 2-8-61
NP, RD 2-9-61
NP, RD 2-11-61
NP, AG 2-12B-61
NP, RD 3-23-61
OR Series 1, Vol. 51, Part 2, Page 100
NP, WJ 5-28-61
NP, RD 5-31-61
NP, RD 8-3-61
NP, RW 8-5-61
NA, QMR 10-26-61
NP, RD 11-19A-61
NP, RD 11-20-61
NA, R&YR 11-27-61
NA, R&YR 12-31-61
NA, QMR 1-8A-62
NP, RD 1-27A-62
NA, R&YR 2-8-62
NP, RD 2-8-62
NA, RRB 3-1H-62
NP, RD 3-14-62
NA, QMR 3-18A-62
NA, RRB 4-4-62
NP, RD 4-5-62
NA, QMR 4-15-62
NA, QMR 4-15A-62
NA, QMR 4-17A-62
NA, R&YR 4-17-62
NA, QMR 4-21B-62
NA, QMR 4-24-62
NP, RD 4-30-62
NA, R&YR 5-3-62
NA, R&YR 5-5-62
NA, R&YR 5-5A-62
NA, R&YR 5-5B-62
NA, QMR 5-8-62
OR Series 1, Vol. 51, Part 2, Page 556
OR Series 1, Vol. 11, Pt 3, Page 574
OR Series 1, Vol. 11, Pt 3, Page 574A
OR Series 1, Vol. 11, Pt 3, Page 575
NA, RRB 5-31D-62
NA, R&YR 6-7-62
OR Series 1, Vol. 11, Part 3, Page 610
NA, RR 6-24-62
OR Series 1, Vol. 11, Page 3, Page 615
NA, R&YR 6-25-62
NA, RRB 6-30D-62
NP, RD 7-2-62
NP, RW 7-3-62
NP, RD 7-5-62
NP, CM 7-10-62
NA, SWR 7-11-62
NP, RD 7-11-62
NA, SWR 7-12-62
NP, SB 7-16-62
NA, QM 7-17-62
NA, R&YR 7-17-62
NP, CE 8-4-62
NP, CW 8-4-62
NA, R&YR 8-7-62
NA, RRB 8-31D-62
NA, R&YR 9-23-62
NP, RD 9-26-62
NA, RRB 9-30D-62
NA, QMR 11-22A-62
NA, QMR 11-25A-62
NA, CSN 12-18-62
NA, ENG 12-26-62
NA, R&YR 12-31-62
OR Series 1, Vol. 18, Page 825
NA, ENG 1-16-63
NA, R&YR 1-22-63
NA, LS 1-22-63
NA, ENG 2-18-63
RRBA 2-20-1863
NA, ENG 2-25C-63
NA, ENG 3-4-63
NA, ENG 3-10-63
NA, ENG 3-17-63
NA, ENG 3-26-63
NA, ENG 4-6-63
NA, ENG 4-7A-63
NA, ENGR 4-16-63
NA, SWT 4-23A-63
NA, RR 6-4-63
NA, ENGR 6-11A-63
OR Series 1, Vol. 27, Part 3, Page 938A
NP, RS 7-1-63
NA, R&YR 7-11-63
NA, R&YR 8-22-63
NP, RS 8-28-63
NA, ENG 10-14-63
NA, ENG 10-14A-63
NA, R&YR 10-20-63
NA, ENG 10-23-63
NA, RRB 10-29-63
NA, ENG 11-28-63
NA, ENG 12-1-63
NA, ENG 12-1A-63
NA, ENG 12-15-63
NA, ENGR 12-15-63
NA, QMR 12-15-63
NA, R&YR 12-18-63
NA, R&YR 12-31-63
NA, QM 1-26-64
NP, RD 2-15B-64
NA, ENG 4-21-64
NA, ENG 5-17A-64
NA, R&YR 5-18-64
NA, ENG 5-19E-64
OR Series 1, Vol. 51, Part 2, Page 950
NA, QM 5-20-64
NA, QM 5-20A-64
NA, R&YR 5-26-64
NA, R&YR 5-30-64
NA, R&YR 6-2-64
OR Series 1, Vol. 36, Part 3, Page 875
OR Series 1, Vol. 40, Part 2, Page 686
OR Series 1, Vol. 40, Part 2, Page 699
NA, ENG 6-28-64
OR Series 1, Vol. 40, Part 2, Page 696
OR Series 1, Vol. 51, Part 2, Page 996
OR Series 1, Vol. 40, Part 2, Page 701
NA, ENG 6-30A-64
NA, ENG 7-4I-64
NA, ENGR 7-4B-64
NA, ENG 7-8-64
NA, ENG 7-9-64
NA, QMR 11-22C-64
NA, ENGR 12-13-64
NA, ENGR 12-19-64
NA, QMR 1-12B-65
NA, RRB 1-14-65
NA, RRB 1-16-65
NP, RS 1-30A-65
NA, RRB 2-10-65
OR Series 3, Vol. 5,  Page 974

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