Engine of War: 1860s

Engine of War: 1860s

Photograph shows the ornately decorated locomotive J.H. Devereux, of the United States Military Railroad, with two crew members on board outside the roundhouse at the Alexandria station. Andrew J. Russell, photographer. Civil War era photo taken between 1857 and 1865. Old photo provided by LOC. Original Medium: albumen photographic print. You can also see this photo and 5000+ others on our Civil War photography site, www.americancivilwarphotos.com.