Orange & Alexandria Roundhouse

Orange & Alexandria Roundhouse (HM1DMR)

Location: Alexandria, VA 22314
Country: United States of America

N 38° 48.003', W 77° 2.67'

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Inscription
Orange & Alexandria Railroad roundhouse, formerly located near Duke and South Henry Streets. Engine named after Brigadier General Herman Haupt, Chief of Transportation, U.S. Military Railroads during the Civil War. Mathew Brady photograph after 1863. Courtesy Library of Congress.
Details
HM NumberHM1DMR
Additional InformationThe tunnel is a heavily used foot and bike trail. Most bikers will ding or verbally state they are behind you to give you time to move. Pavement stays wet a lot through the tunnel, so watch your step.
Series This marker is part of the Orange and Alexandria Railroad series
Tags
Historical PeriodCivil War, 19th Century
Historical PlaceTrain, Residential Community, Park, Memorial
Marker TypeHistoric Structure
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleInterpretative Marker / Sign
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 12:28pm PDT -07:00
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Photo Credits: [1] LORA WILSON  
Locationbig map
Directions InformationLocated on the western tunnel wall near the Wilkes Street and S. Royal Street intersection. There is a park on the eastern entrance but most parking is on the street.
Location DescriptionLargely a residential area with street parking. Pay attention to street signs to avoid parking tickets.
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 322457 N 4296573
Decimal Degrees38.80005000, -77.04450000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 48.003', W 77° 2.67'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 48' 0.1800" N, 77° 2' 40.2000" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)202, 703, 571
Can be seen from road?No
Is marker in the median?No
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 300-398 Wilkes St, Alexandria VA 22314, US
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