Manassas in Prince William County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
The Unﬁnished Railroad
Marker series. This marker is included in the Manassas Gap Railroad marker series.
Location. 38° 49.543′ N, 77° 32.926′ W. Marker is in Manassas, Virginia, in Prince William County. Marker is at the intersection of Featherbed Lane and General Trimbles Lane (a private road), on the left when traveling south on Featherbed Lane. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Manassas VA 20109, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Unfinished Railroad (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also The Unfinished Railroad (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Archerís Brigade (about 600 feet away); Second Brigade (about 600 feet away); 63rd Pennsylvania Infantry (approx. ľ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manassas.
More about this marker. The marker was relocated to the National Park Service's parking area on the other side of the road in 2008.
Also see . . .
1. Why Save More [Park] Lands?. “A solid stand of pine trees had grown up near the embankment of the unfinished railroad and obscured the clear view that had existed during Second Manassas.” (Submitted on November 3, 2006.)
2. The Unfinished Railroad, where it intersects the Groveton-Sudley Road. 1903 and 1999 photographs of this intersection. Compare with Photo No. 3. (The Groveton-Sudley Road is now Featherbed Lane.) (Submitted on November 3, 2006.)
3. The unfinished railroad cutting, 2nd Manassas (Submitted on November 3, 2006.)
Categories. • Railroads & Streetcars • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 3, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,936 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 3, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 27, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.