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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.

Saltville - Muck Pond1923 viewsLime-mud waste of Mathieson Alkali Works. Approximately 300-tons a day poured into pond. Abingdon quadrangle. Virginia. No date, but circa 1910. From the collection of the U.S. Geological Survey.
Chilhowie - Chilhowie United Methodist Church668 viewsThis is Chilhowie United Methodist Church during a snow storn. Photo by Jeff Weaver about 9 a.m., February 11, 2006.
000_0010.jpg665 viewsPhoto by Jeff Weaver, February 11, 2006
Chilhowie High School662 viewsThis building served as the Chilhowie High School from 1930-1958; and as Chilhowie Middle School from 1958-1986. It is currently the Chilhowie Community Center, and houses the Chilhowie Public Library. Photo by Jeff Weaver, February 11, 2006.
000_0016.jpg607 viewsPhoto by Jeff Weaver, February 2006.
000_0017.jpg681 viewsLocated on Lee Highway, (US 11) in Chilhowie, Virginia. Photo by Jeff Weaver, February 2006.
000_0018.jpg716 viewsThis pair of steam engines sit beside U.S. 11 in downtown Chilhowie, VA. Photo by Jeff Weaver, February 2006.
J. Calvin Lee729 viewsThis grave marker for J. Calvin Lee shows the Confederate Iron Cross.
000_0036.jpg677 viewsThis statue is located in Elizabeth Cemetery in Saltville.
000_0051.jpg737 viewsGeneral view of the newer part of Elizabeth Cemetery, Saltville, Virginia.
000_0081.jpg732 viewsBuilt in Roanoke, VA in 1892, now on permanent display in downtown Saltville. Photo by Jeff Weaver, March 1, 2006.
000_0082.jpg611 viewsMusuem piece on display in Saltville, built in 1894 in Rhode Island.
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