Springfield in Fairfax County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
The Orange And Alexandria Railroad Trestle
Erected 2003 by Fairfax County History Commission.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Orange and Alexandria Railroad, and the Virginia, Fairfax County History Commission marker series.
Location. 38° 47.553′ N, 77° 13.067′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Virginia, in Fairfax County. Marker is on Accotink Park Road, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. It is in Accotink Park in the main parking lot that sits in front of the Accotink Lake dam and the current railroad bridge. Marker is in this post office area: Springfield VA 22151, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers Orange and Alexandria RR (here, next to this marker); The Origins of Lake Accotink (within shouting distance of this marker); The Civilian Conservation Corps (approx. 0.4 miles away but has been reported missing); Orange and Alexandria Railroad (approx. 0.6 miles away); Ravensworth (approx. 1.2 miles away); a different marker also named Ravensworth (approx. 1.2 miles away); Springfield Station (approx. 1.8 miles away); Keene’s Mill (approx. 2.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Springfield.
Regarding The Orange And Alexandria Railroad Trestle. The current railroad bridge is on a different alignment from the old trestle.
Also see . . .
1. The Orange And Alexandria Railroad. (Submitted on January 14, 2006.)
2. Lake Accotink Park. Disscusses the Orange and Alexandria Railroad Trestle and has a photograph of the trestle. (Submitted on December 22, 2005.)
Categories. • Bridges & Viaducts • Railroads & Streetcars • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 3,239 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.