View of the destruction of a turntable on the Orange and Alexandria Gap Railroads at Manassas. Three men stand beside the turntable to survey the damage and the debris that covers the ground around them. Train cars and a locomotive are visible along the right side, and several sets of train wheels sit in a row along the tracks behind the turntable.


  • Title: Ruins at Manassas Junction
  • Creator: Barnard & Gibson, Alexander Gardner
  • Date Created: March 1862
  • Location Created: Washington, District of Columbia, United States
  • Physical Dimensions: 17.7 × 22.9 cm (6 15/16 × 9 in.)
  • Type: Print
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Albumen silver print
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 84.XO.944.2.1.9
  • Culture: American
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Creator Display Name: Barnard & Gibson Alexander Gardner (American, born Scotland, 1821 - 1882)
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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