Won't You Be Our Neighbor? Railroad District


In 1884, the Norfolk Southern Railroad added a railroad spur ( a railroad track where cars are parked for loading, unloading, and storage) to the Lambert's Point industrial area and the Norfolk and Western Railroad District was born. The area was officially added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2015. The district partially overlaps the Park Place Historic District to the north and the Williamston-Woodland Historic District to the south.[1]


The area is reminiscent of the beginning stages of Scott's Addition in Richmond and is in the early stages of its redevelopment, and a per