Richmond, Virginia

 

 

City

Railroad

Current Location

Type

Current Use

Date Built

Track Status

Bldg. Mat.

Current Railroad

Notes

Greendale (Richmond)

RF&P

north of Amtrak station

T

abandoned 

 

in use

 brick

CSX

GN Tower

Richmond Alco Boulevard St./Leigh St. M business 1887, 1922 gone brick none former locomotive works, iron and brass foundries, Field checked 11/11

Richmond

Ashland Electric Ry.

 

IP

business

 

gone

brick

none

3 story

Richmond ACL over James River B rr 1919 in use reinforced concrete CSX ACL sign remains on concrete above south shore Riverside Dr., Field checked 11/11

Richmond

C&O/SAL

1520 E. Main St.

P

 

1901

in use

brick/stone

CSX

renovated, Field checked 1/11

Richmond C&O west end of Fulton Yard T rr use   in use wood CSX R Cabin, Field checked 4/11
Richmond C&O 9th St./Main St. O bank 1910 none brick none former C&O corporate headquarters, 19 stories, 1st National Bank Building, Field checked 11/11
Richmond C&O 18th St./Marshall St. F abandoned 1901 abandoned brick none 2 story, Field checked 11/11
Richmond C&O E. Broad St., E.Franklin St., E. Marshall St. B rr 1900 in use steel CSX elevated viaduct leading from Marshall St. to Main Street Station, Field checked 11/11
Richmond C&O Robert E. Lee Bridge to E. Main St. B rr 1900 in use steel CSX elevated viaduct along James River, Field checked 11/11
Richmond C&O Monroe Park at LaurelSt./Franklin St. M monument 1891 none bronze none monument to Gen. Williams Carter Wickham, CSA, first president of C&O, Field checked 11/11
Richmond C&O 18th St./Marshall St. Tn abandoned 1875 gone stone none west portal and retaining walls of Church Hill Tunnel, sealed in 1926 after tunnel collapse, Field checked 11/11
Richmond C&O E. Franklin & 29th & 30th & E. Grace Sts. Tn abandoned 1875 unused stone none east portal ofChurch Hill Tunnel in ravine bpunded by E. Franklin/29th/30th/E. Grace Sts, sealed100 yds in tunnel, Field checked 11/11
Richmond C&O relocated to Hermitage Rd. C abandoned 1880s? none wood none depot from Westham, was relocated to park in Richmond in 1961, used as Richmond/I-95 visitors center, Field checked 11/11
Richmond RR YMCA 1552 E. Main St. M business 1902 none stone/brick none former Railroad Branch of YMCA, 3 story, Field checked 11/11
Richmond Richmond & Chesapeake Bay Ry. Brook Rd. ICb business 1907 gone structural steel/corrugated metal none car maintenance barn, Field checked 11/11
Richmond Richmond & Chesapeake Bay Ry. Hilliard Rd., over Brook Run IB abandoned 1907 gone reinforced concrete none culvert, Field checked 11/11
Richmond Richmond & Chesapeake Bay Ry. Sledd St. IB abandoned 1907 gone reinforced concrete none abutment, Field checked 11/11
Richmond Richmond & Danville (SRR) over James River B rr 1856/1929? in use steel NS plate girder/truss bridge, piers date to 1856, Field checked 11/11

Richmond

RF&P

2500 W. Broad St.

P

museum

1919

gone

stone

none

Science Museum of Virginia

Richmond RF&P in James River beneath ACL bridge B abandoned 1891 gone stone none Field checked 11/11
Richmond Richmond & Henrico Ry. Government Rd./Glenwood St. ICb business 1905 gone reinforced concrete/brick none carbarn for streetcar system, Field checked 11/11
Richmond Richmond & Henrico Ry. Orleans St. IPh business 1905 gone brick none streetcar powerhouse, Field checked 11/11
Richmond Richmond & Henrico Ry. over Giles Creek at Government Rd. bridge IB abandoned 1905 gone reinforced concrete none abutment of streetcar viaduct, Field checked 11/11
Richmond Richmond & Petersburg Ry. in James River B abandoned 1838? gone stone none piers of former bridge, Field checked 11/11
Richmond Richmond & Petersburg Electric Ry. 7th St./Perry St./Porter St., located in Manchester-South Richmond IC lofts 1910 gone reinforced concrete none Field checked 11/11
Richmond Richmond Railway Co. Main St./Vine St. ICb business 1885? gone brick none former stable and carbarn for horse-drawn and electric streetcars, Field checked 11/11
Richmond Richmond & Rappahanock River Ry. 29th St./P St. IC abandoned 1912 gone brick none 2 story, Field checked 11/11
Richmond Richmond & Rappahanock River Ry. 30th St./Q St. ISh business 1912 gone brick none 2 story maintenance building, Field checked 11/11
Richmond Richmond Traction Co. Cary St./Stafford St./Idlewood Ave. ISh abandoned 1895 gone brick none two storage barns, inspection barn, carpenter shop, paint shop, and other buildings, used for bus maintenance following demise of streetcar system in 1949, Field checked 11/11

Richmond

SAL

E. Franklin St./N 15th St.

F

 

1909

gone

brick

none

Field checked 7/08

Richmond SAL 3600 Broad St. O govt. 1958 gone structural steel/brick none former SAL headquarters, Field checked 11/11
Richmond SAL 604 Hull St. F business 1909 gone brick none Field checked 11/11
Richmond SAL E. Broad St. B rr 1909? in use reinforced concrete/steel CSX elevated viaduct leading fromMarshall St. to Main Street Station, Field checked 11/11
Richmond SAL over James River B rr 1909? in use reinforced concrete/steel CSX Field checked 11/11

Richmond

Southern

Hull St. (South Richmond)

C

museum/model rr club

1915

in use

brick

NS

NRHS Old Dominion Chapter, Field checked 7/08

Richmond

Southern

14th St.

F

business

 

none

brick

none

Field checked 11/11

Richmond Southern over James River and Kanahwa Canal, 28th St. B rr 1929 in use steel NS Scherzer Rolling Lift Bascule bridge, Field checked 11/11
Richmond SRR/SAL/C&O near intersection of S. 15th St. and Dock St. B rr   in use steel CSX/NS triple crossing, Field checked 7/08
Richmond Virginia Railway & Power 7th St./Franklin St. IO offices 1913 none brick/stone none former corporate headquarters of VR&P, 12 stories, Field checked 11/11
Richmond Virginia Railway & Power Belle Isle IPh abandoned 1898 none reinforced concrete/brick none former streetcar hydroelectric power house, Field checked 11/11
Richmond Virginia Railway & Power Cowardin St./Semmes Ave. ICb business 1905? gone reinforced concrete none Field checked 11/11
Richmond Virginia Railway & Power Campus Dr.at entrance to University of Richmond IP bus shelter 1926 gone brick none streetcar passenger shelter, Field checked 11/11

 

Compiled by M.J. Camp, Railroad Station Historical Society, Inc.

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