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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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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.
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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.
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000_0010.jpg665 viewsPhoto by Jeff Weaver, February 11, 2006
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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.
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000_0016.jpg607 viewsPhoto by Jeff Weaver, February 2006.
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000_0017.jpg681 viewsLocated on Lee Highway, (US 11) in Chilhowie, Virginia. Photo by Jeff Weaver, February 2006.
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000_0018.jpg716 viewsThis pair of steam engines sit beside U.S. 11 in downtown Chilhowie, VA. Photo by Jeff Weaver, February 2006.
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J. Calvin Lee729 viewsThis grave marker for J. Calvin Lee shows the Confederate Iron Cross.
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000_0036.jpg677 viewsThis statue is located in Elizabeth Cemetery in Saltville.
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000_0051.jpg737 viewsGeneral view of the newer part of Elizabeth Cemetery, Saltville, Virginia.
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000_0081.jpg732 viewsBuilt in Roanoke, VA in 1892, now on permanent display in downtown Saltville. Photo by Jeff Weaver, March 1, 2006.
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000_0082.jpg611 viewsMusuem piece on display in Saltville, built in 1894 in Rhode Island.
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