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  • Byllesby Dam Construction, 3

    In the early twentieth century, the Appalachian Power Company built a series of hydroelectric dams on the New River in Carroll County, Virginia. Completed in 1912, ... (read more)

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  • Elevation of Old City Hall

    The elevation drawing shows the precise Gothic Revival style in which architect E.E. Myers planned the Old City Hall of Richmond. This is the only surviving ... (read more)

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  • Rotunda, Lawn, and Pavilions

    This drawing is by John Neilson, an Irish master builder and architect who worked for Jefferson at Monticello and at the University of Virginia. It shows ... (read more)

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  • Byllesby Dam Construction, 2

    In the early twentieth century, the Appalachian Power Company built a series of hydroelectric dams on the New River in Carroll County, Virginia. Completed in 1912, ... (read more)

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  • Byllesby Dam Construction, 1

    In the early twentieth century, the Appalachian Power Company built a series of hydroelectric dams on the New River in Carroll County, Virginia. Completed in 1912, ... (read more)

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  • Plan of Romney Bridge

    This plan for a bridge over the South Potomac at Romney in what is now West Virginia was drawn by Ludwell H. Brown in 1839. (read more)

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  • Plan of Dam near Mayo's Bridge

    French engineer Claudius Crozet designed this dam between Mayo's Bridge and Confluence Island. (read more)

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  • Fairmont and Palatine Suspension Bridge

    The Fairmont and Palatine Suspension Bridge spans 560 feet over the Monongahela River in West Virginia. It was the site of a Civil War battle for ... (read more)

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  • Cartersville Bridge Elevation

    Elevation of two arches of Cartersville Bridge, each spanning 125 feet. Drawing by David Scott. (read more)

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  • The Carillon Tower

    The Carillon Tower was built by Richmond City to honor those who served in World War I. It was built in Byrd Park and currently houses ... (read more)

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  • Plan of Old City Hall

    This plan shows the meticulous calculation with which architect E.E. Myers planned the Old City Hall of Richmond. This is the only surviving image of this ... (read more)

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  • Plan of Middle Island Creek Bridge

    Plan of a bridge over Middle Island Creek on the North Western Turnpike. The bridge was constructed in 1838 with Claudius Crozet as the primary engineer. ... (read more)

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  • Byllesby Dam Transformer House

    In the early twentieth century, the Appalachian Power Company built a series of hydroelectric dams on the New River in Carroll County, Virginia. Completed in 1912, ... (read more)

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  • Byllesby Dam Under Construction

    In the early twentieth century, the Appalachian Power Company built a series of hydroelectric dams on the New River in Carroll County, Virginia. Completed in 1912, ... (read more)

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  • James River Bridge

    When the James River Bridge was completed in 1928, it was the longest bridge in the world over water, spanning 4.5 miles. The original bridge was ... (read more)

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  • Claytor Dam Under Construction

    The Appalachian Power Company built the Claytor Dam on the New River just south of Radford, Virginia in 1939. The gravity concrete dam is 139 feet ... (read more)

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  • High Bridge Near Farmville

    High Bridge was built over the Appomattox River in 1854 just outside of Farmville, Virginia. It spans 2,400 feet and stands between 60 and 125 from ... (read more)

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  • Broad Street Station

    Built in 1917 by John Russell Pope in the Neoclassical style, the Broad Street Station served hundred of passengers daily. This image was part of the ... (read more)

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  • Submarines in Dry Dock

    Five U.S. Navy submarines in dry dock at Norfolk Navy Yard in Portsmouth, Virginia. The vessels shown are the Octopus, Stingray, Tarpon, Bonita and Snapper. (read more)

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  • Lock on the Dismal Swamp Canal

    Canal lock on the Dismal Swamp Canal, presumed to be the Deep Creek Lock in Chesapeake, Virginia. Opened in 1805, the Dismal Swamp Canal is the ... (read more)

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  • Norfolk and Western Coal Pier #4

    Norfolk and Western Railways' Coal Pier #4 shown under construction in 1913 at Lamberts Point, Norfolk, Virginia. (read more)

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  • Cherrystone Bar Lighthouse

    The Cherrystone Lighthouse was located in the entrance to Cape Charles, Virginia. Photo shows the structure on a scow being towed to Cape Charles in 1920. ... (read more)

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  • Monticello

    View of the west side of Thomas Jefferson's home Monticello, which he designed, in Albemarle County, Virginia. (read more)

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  • Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel

    Aerial view of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel in 1964. (read more)

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  • Thimble Shoal Light

    The Thimble Shoal Light was a spark plug lighthouse located in the Virginia section of the Chesapeake bay. The original screw pile lighthouse was erected in ... (read more)

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