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New River Notes Photo Gallery

A Collection of historic and current photos mostly covering the upper New River area of southwestern Virginia and northwestern North Carolina.


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Jeff Weaver1303 viewsTaken in the Museum of the Middle Appalchians, March 2006.
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000_0785.JPG742 viewsThis is Patti with Pip, our daschund.
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457.jpg840 viewsDaughter of Arthur Fred Weaver and Fannie Blevins. School teacher at Marion Elementary when she died October 31, 1971.
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Saltville - Seven Row Boys868 viewsSEVEN ROW BOYS / SALTVILLE, VA. / CIRCA 1935 / FROM LEFT...BAY ARNOLD, BILL ANDERSON AND CHUB ARNOLD. Courtesy of Don Smith dsmith1043@comcast.net
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966.jpg840 viewsGarfield Blevins, son of Jeter Calton Blevins and Rosa Sage with Mattie Weaver, daughter of Clayborn Monroe Weaver and Martha Litisha Phipps. Lived in Smyth County, Virginia.
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allisonjim.jpg977 viewsWorked at camp Red Rock, shown here in the 1940s chopping wood.
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Collins, Amber775 viewsNO SPEED LIMIT'S AMBER COLLINS OF SALTVILLE / SMYTH JAM / CHILHOWIE, VA. / FEB. 27, 2006. Courtesy of Don Smith dsmith1043@comcast.net

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America_GracieDavidson.jpg821 viewsAmerica Ann Doane Davidson and Gracie Davidson.
America was the wife of Rosser Kelly Davidson of Cedar Branch. The photo was taken at Cedar Branch at the Davidson family home. Courtesy of Lesa Long ladygwenhwyvar@hotmail.com
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AUG7DOWELLANDCOVERSTON746.jpg772 views LEFT...LANSON DOWELL (1872-1943) AND P. A. COVERSTON (1866-1953) MR. DOWELL WAS A PUMPING FOREMAN IN THE MAW BRINE DEPT. Mr. COVERSTON WAS A DESIGNER AND BUILDER OF HOUSES FOR MATHIESON.
Courtesy of Don Smith dsmith1043@comcast.net
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barbrowhelen.jpg745 viewsHelen, born December 1, 1940 in Wythe County, died December 24, 2006 in St Paul's Episcopal Church, Saltville, Virginia. She was a retired school teacher and president of the Saltville Foundation, and generally beloved by the town of Saltville. Photo courtesy of the Saltville Progress.
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barkerhorton.jpg733 viewsBlind Horton Barker, famous local folk musician, noted for playing at the Whitetop Folk Festival for Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt in 1933.
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beattiealonzoc.jpg670 viewsA. C. Beattie served as mayor of Chilhowie from 1922 until his death in 1950.
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