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

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 Gillies 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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