Historical Photographs of

Purcellville, Virginia

May 31, 1951 - The last passenger car on the W&OD Railroad

Photo by William Streit, Courtesy of Robert Le Van and NVRPA


From Ames Williams "Washington & Old Dominion Railroad"

Courtesy of the Arlington Historical Society

Late 1950's - This is the R.H. Bogle spray train which used an arsenic based herbicide to control weeds along the tracks.

Photo by David Marcham, Courtesy of NVRPA

August 17, 1940

Photo by Gerald Cunningham, Courtesy of NVRPA

1902 - Plans used in rebuilding the railroad station after the original burned.

Courtesy of David Gillaudeu and NVRPA

Contact Paul McCray - [email protected]


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