C&O Milepost 107.3
Station Number: 107
Code Number: 0161
South Anna seems to have been primarily a water stop. The C&O had a pumphouse and water tank just north of the river. A 3633' passing track (track number 2247) was built in South Anna in June, 1945. In September of that year the water tank was renewed. In December of 1956, the C&O petitioned the Virginia State Corporation Commission for permission to discontinue South Anna for freight purposes. The C&O retired the water station in place in 1958 and the water tank and pump were still there as late as 1970’s. The passing track was retired in April of 1978.
|This is the C&O’s bridge (number 1070) over the South Anna River. It’s a 3 span, single track deck plate girder bridge and was built in 1924 to replace an older bridge. The water tank and pumphouse stood just to the north, which is to the left in this photo. (November 2001 photo).|
|The water tank in South Anna circa 1975-1976. (Jack Bruce photo. Used with permission).|
This map was prepared from U.S.G.S. topological maps, C&O track charts dated 1963, C&O Side Track Records dated 1937, a copy of the Side Track Records updated through the 1990’s, and C&O Valuation maps, also updated through the 1990’s.
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