War of the Rebellion: Serial 126 Page 0980 CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.

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2. Locomotives engines provided and final disposition made of them.

Locomotives procured. Locomotives disposed of. Sold -

Year Pur Bui Cap Total Lost For To Ret Total

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sed ed. destr . ern ed

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Aug.

8 and

Oct.1

4.

1862 48 1 5 54 2 ... ... ... 2

1863 18 ... ... 18 ... 3 ... ... 3

1864 ... ... ... ... ... 9 ... ... 9

1865 ... ... ... ... ... 51 ... 3 54

1866 ... ... ... ... ... 4 ... ... 4

To- 66 1 5 72 2 67 ... 3 72

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3. Cars provided and final disposition made of them.

Cars procured. Cars disposed of.

Sold -

Year Pur- Bu Cap Total Lost For To Re Total

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sed. t. ed. dest ern rn

roye railr ed

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sit. of rs

Aug. .

8 and

Oct.1

4.

1862 503 .. 13 516 458 ... ... .. 458

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1863 704 .. ... 704 15 10 ... .. 25

. .

1864 68 30 ... 98 57 126 ... .. 183

.

1865 415 .. ... 415 20 958 38 13 1,029

.

1866 ... .. ... ... ... 38 ... .. 38

. .

To- 1,690 30 13 1,733 550 1,132 38 13 1,733

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In addition to the rolling stock belonging to the department, in cases of emergency the railroads north of Washington were freely drawn upon for a supply, partially in the ear,y part of the war.

4. The length of bridges and track built or rebuilt.

The total length of bridges built and rebuilt upon the Virginia railroads, including those rebuilt in 1863 in Maryland and Pennsylvania, was as follows:

Trestle or temporary bridges, 33,336 linear feet; truss or permanent bridges, 1,595 linear feet; total, 34,931 linear feet, or 6 miles 3,251 feet.

The total length of track laid upon the same railroads was 177 miles 2,961 feet. During the war and after its close 128 miles 5,163 feet were taken up.