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Expeditious work. Allusion has already been made by one of our contemporaries to the possibly unexampled energy and promptness with which the Virginia and Tennessee railroad has been repaired and put in running order after the extensive injuries done to it by the Yankee raids. Colonel R. L. Owen, the President of the company, has laid the company and the public under obligation for the successful manner in which he has directed the affairs of the road in the trying emergency. The following is a more detailed statement than we have yet given of the repairs alluded to above: There have been in the past year six different raids, destroying the greater part of the bridges and depots on the road — those of May and June burning all the depots but three between Lynchburg and Wytheville, (one hundred and thirty-five miles）, and burning all the bridges from Lynchburg to Salern, together with those between Dublin and Christiansburg. The total length of bridges destroyed was upwards