Orange and Alexandria Railroad Bridge Piers (NRIS 89001061)
Virginia. County/parish: Prince William.
Added to the National Register of Historic Places
August 08, 1989.
Part of Civil War Properties in Prince William County MPS
- Orange and Alexandria Railroad Bridge Piers
- The Orange and Alexandria Railroad Bridge Piers are the historical remains of a bridge that carried the Orange and Alexandria Railroad across Bull Run between Fairfax and Prince William Counties, Virginia. The railroad, and this bridge location in particular, were of strategic interest to both Union and Confederate forces during the American Civil War. The bridge was rebuilt at least seven times during the war years. The piers are located just south of a modern railroad bridge.The piers were listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1989. (read more...)
National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/89001061