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PC 139.18n Elizabeth College.jpg
"Elizabeth College, Salem, Virginia"

PC 139.18m Langhorne Home.jpg
"Langhorne Home, Salem, Virginia"

PC 139.18l Mount Regis.jpg
"Mount Regis Sanatorium, Salem, Virginia"

PC 139.18k McVitty Home.jpg
"McVitty Home, Salem, Virginia"

PC 139.18j Baptist Orphanage.jpg
"Baptist Orphanage, Salem, Virginia"

PC 139.18i Lutheran Orphanage.jpg
"Lutheran Orphanage, Salem, Virginia"

PC 139.18h Roanoke College.jpg
"Administration Building, Roanoke College, Salem, Virginia"

PC 139.18g Fort Lewis.jpg
"Poff Home, Salem, Virginia" Better known as Fort Lewis Mansion.

PC 139.18f Roanoke College.jpg
"Group of buildings, Roanoke College, Salem, Virginia"

PC 139.18e College Avenue.jpg
"College Avenue, Salem, Virginia"

PC 139.18d Salem High School.jpg
"High School, Salem, Virginia"

PC 139.18c Salem Streets.jpg
"Street scenes, Salem, Virginia"

PC 139.18b Main Street.jpg
"Main Street, Salem, Virginia"

PC 139.19a Longwood.jpg
"Cooper Home, Salem, Virginia"

PC 140.11 Lakeside.jpg
"Concrete swimming lake, Lakeside, Roanoke, Virginia. Two million gallons fresh water changing constantly."

PC 140.1 Lakeside.jpg
"Concrete swimming lake, Lakeside", Roanoke, Virginia. Two million gallons fresh water changing constantly."

PC 140.0 Lakeside.jpg
"Lakeside Amusement Park, Route No. 11, Salem, Virginia. Just one of many rides at the park, Lakeside's famous Sky-lift, taking people on a 9 minute, 1800 ft. panoramic trip high above the park."

PC 139.17 Browns.jpg
"Mr. and Mrs. Sinclair Brown, Rev. G.L. Brown. Salem, Virginia October 20, 1908"

PC 139.16 Camp Fort Lewis.jpg
"Tourist Camp Fort Lewis Courts. Steam heat, tile private baths, innerspring mattresses, closed garages. One of the best in the east, 8 miles west of Roanoke, Virginia. One-half mile west of Salem, Virginia. US Route No. 11. Open all year. Mr. and…

PC 139.15 Langhorne Place.jpg
"Entrance to Langhorne Place, Salem, Virginia."

PC 139.116 Roanoke College.jpg
"Library, Roanoke College, Salem, Virginia"

PC 139.1151 Roanoke College.jpg
"Administration Building, Roanoke College, Salem, Virginia near Roanoke"

PC 139.114 Roanoke College.jpg
"The commons and dormitories. Roanoke College, Salem, Virginia near Roanoke."

PC 139.113 Roanoke College.jpg
"Roanoke College, Salem, Virginia - President's Home - This Georgian townhouse, official home of the President of Roanoke College, is one of the most elegant residences in western Virginia. Founded in 1842, Roanoke is a liberal arts college for men…

PC 139.112 Roanoke College.jpg
"Air view, Roanoke College, Salem, Virginia"

PC 139.11 Roanoke College.jpg
"Roanoke College, Salem, Virginia"

PC 139.10 Lutheran Children's Home.jpg
"Lutheran Children's Home of the South, Salem, Virginia."

PC 139.9 Lutheran Orphanage.jpg
"Lutheran Orphan Home, Salem Virginia. J.T. Crabtree, Supt."

PC 139.81 Roanoke County Courthouse.jpg
"Roanoke County Courthouse, Salem, Virginia. Roanoke County was established on March 230, 1838. The first courthouse was erected in 1841 (on site of the present courthouse). The present courthouse was built in 1909, added onto in 1949 and partially…

PC 139.8 Roanoke County Courthouse.jpg
"Roanoke County Courthouse, Salem, Virginia."

PC 139.7 Roanoke Women's College.jpg
"Roanoke Women's College, Salem, Virginia."

PC 139.5 Andrew Lewis Grave.jpg
"Grave of Gen. Andrew Lewis, East Hill Cemetery, Salem, Virginia. One of the early settlers in Virginia was General Andrew Lewis, pioneer hero of the Battle of Point Pleasant. In 1767, he was allotted a grant of land consisting of 625 acres and…

PC 139.41 Downtown Salem.jpg
"Main Street at night looking west, Salem, Virginia."

PC 139.4 Downtown Salem.jpg
"Main Street, looking west. Salem, Virginia."

PC 139.34 VA Hospital.jpg
" Sunrise scene, US Veterans Administration Facility, showing Buildings 1 and 2. Roanoke, Virginia, near Salem."

PC 139.33 VA Hospital.jpg
"Recreation building, Veterans Administration Hospital, near Salem, Virginia."

PC 139.32 VA Hospital.jpg
"Main Building, US Veterans Administration Hospital, Salem, Virginia, near Roanoke."

PC 139.31 VA Hospital.jpg
"Veterans Administration Hospital Roanoke-Salem, Virginia. In the foreground is the grandstand and patient recreational area. In the rear center is shown the general medical and surgical ward building and to the right, the administration building."

PC 139.3 VA Hospital.jpg
" Veterans Administration Hospital, Roanoke, Virginia near Salem."

PC 139.2 Salem Post Office.jpg
" Post Office, Salem, Virginia"

PC 139.1 Andrew Lewis.jpg
"Andrew Lewis High School, Salem, Virginia"

PC 135.0 YMCA.jpg
"Central YMCA, Roanoke, Virginia"

PC 134.0 Woodrum Field.jpg
"Woodrum Field, Roanoke, Virginia. Located just outside the city limits of Roanoke, Virginia is the municipal terminal for three major airlines: Piedmont, Eastern and American - with a total of 50 flights daily. This ultra-modern airport serves as…

PC 133.04 Virginia College.jpg
"The Virginia College, Roanoke,Virginia"

PC 133.03 Virginia College.jpg
"Virginia College (Young Ladies), Roanoke, Virginia"

PC 133.02 Virginia College.jpg
"Virginia College, Roanoke, Virginia"

PC 133.01 Virginia College.jpg
"Virginia College, Roanoke, Virginia"

PC 133.0 Virginia College.jpg
"Virginia College, Roanoke, Virginia"

PC 132.1118 Twelve O'Clock Knob.jpg
"Twelve O'Clock Knob, Salem"

PC 132.1117 Roanoke College.jpg
"Administration Building, Roanoke College, Salem"

PC 132.1116 Longwood.jpg
"Longwood Salem Community Center, Salem"

PC 132.1115 Lutheran Orphanage.jpg
"Administration Building, Lutheran Orphanage of the South, Salem"

PC 132.1114 Lake Spring Park.jpg
"Lake Spring Park, Salem"

PC 132.1113 GW Carver.jpg
"Carver School, Salem. Roanoke County consolidated high school for negroes."

PC 132.1112 Roanoke County Courthouse.jpg
"Roanoke County Courthouse and confederate monument, Salem."

PC 132.1111 Andrew Lewis.jpg
"Andrew Lewis High School, Salem"

PC 132.1110 VA Hospital.jpg
"Main building, US Veterans Administration Hospital, near Salem, Roanoke."

PC 132.10 Downtown Roanoke.jpg
"Night view of Roanoke, Virginia"

PC 132.91 Virginia Heights.jpg
"Virginia Heights Bridge and Roanoke River"

PC 132.9 Virginia Heights.jpg
"Virginia Heights"

PC 132.8 South Roanoke.jpg
"South Roanoke"

PC 132.7 Downtown Roanoke.jpg
"Downtown Roanoke, Virginia looking north on Jefferson Street with the Main Branch of the Roanoke Public Library in the foreground."

PC 132.62 Roanoke from Mill Mountain.jpg
"Bird's-eye view from Mill Mountain of Roanoke, Virginia, Star City of the South."

PC 132.61 Roanoke from Mill Mountain.jpg
"Bird's-eye view of Roanoke,Virginia from Mill Mountain."

PC 132.6 Roanoke from Mill Mountain.jpg
"Roanoke, Virginia as seen from Mill Mountain. This superb view of Roanoke and surrounding country is taken from Mill Mountain, where the world's largest man-made star is located and gives Roanoke its name as the Star City."

PC 132.5 View of Roanoke.jpg
"Roanoke, Virginia is the third largest city in Virginia, situated in a natural bowl between the Blue Ridge and Alleghany Mountains. Mill Mountain, a city park in the heart of the city rises 1,000 feet above the city, Hollins College is nestled at…

PC 132.4 Greetings from Roanoke.jpg
"Looking to the north on Jefferson Street, part of the business section can be seen with Elmwood Park shown in the foreground. Also known as the Star City of the South."

PC 132.3 Trolley.jpg
"Trolley car crossing stream near Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 132.2 View of Roanoke Valley.jpg
"Roanoke Valley on the line of the Norfolk & Western Railway, Virginia."

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PC 132.1 View of Roanoke.jpg
"View of Roanoke, Virginia"

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PC 132.0 Views of Roanoke.jpg
"Views of Roanoke"

PC 131.1 US 220 .jpg
"US Highway No. 220 South from Roanoke, Virginia to Rocky Mount and Martinsville."

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PC 131.0 US 11.jpg
"US Highway No. 11 near Roanoke, Virginia."

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PC 130.2 Victory Stadium.jpg
"The Corps of Cadets of Virginia Polytechnic Institute in formation on the football field in a colorful pre-game appearance at the Thanksgiving Day classic between VMI and VPI in Victory Stadium in Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 130.1 Victory Stadium.jpg
"Military Classic of the South - More than 25,000 persons fill Victory Stadium at Roanoke, Virginia for the annual VMI-VPI football game on Thanksgiving Day. The Virginia Military Institute Corps of Cadets (seen in foreground) from Lexington,…

PC 130.0 Victory Stadium.jpg
"Victory Stadium, Roanoke, Virginia, as seen from atop Mill Mountain. With a seating capacity of 25,000, which can be increased to 29,000 with the use of bleachers, is where the Thanksgiving Day Classic Football Game is held each year between (VMI)…

PC 129.0 Terry Building.jpg
"Terry Building, Roanoke Virginia"

PC 128.6 Clark Avenue.jpg
"Clarke Avenue, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 128.5 Franklin Road.jpg
"View on Franklin Road, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 128.4 Thirteenth Street.jpg
"Thirteenth Street, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 128.35 Jefferson Street.jpg
"Intersection on Jefferson Avenue, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 128.34 Jefferson Street.jpg
"Jefferson Street looking south at night, Roanoke Virginia."

PC 128.33 Jefferson Street.jpg
"Jefferson Street, looking south, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 128.32 Jefferson Street.jpg
"Jefferson Street, looking north from Church Avenue, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 128.31 Jefferson Street.jpg
"Jefferson Street, looking north, Roanoke, Virginia - Nestling in a beautiful amphitheatre formed by the Blue Ridge Mountains on the east and the Alleghany Mountains on the west and at the southern end of the Shenandoah Valley lies Roanoke - The…

PC 128.3 Jefferson Street.jpg
"Roanoke, Virginia - Nestling in a beautiful amphitheatre formed by the Blue Ridge Mountains on the east and the Alleghany Mountains on the west and at the southern end of the Shenandoah Valley lies Roanoke - Magic City of the South, key to…

PC 128.25 Campbell Avenue.jpg
"Night-time on Campbell Avenue, looking east, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 128.24 Campbell Avenue.jpg
"Campbell Avenue, looking east, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 128.23 Campbell Avenue.jpg
"Campbell Avenue, looking west at night, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 128.22 Campbell Avenue.jpg
"Campbell Avenue, west from Jefferson Street, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 128.21 Campbell Avenue.jpg
"Campbell Avenue, looking west, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 128.2 Campbell Avenue.jpg
"Campbell Avenue, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 128.1 Main Street.jpg
"Main Street, Wasena, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 128.0 Patterson Avenue.jpg
"Patterson Avenue Parkway, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 127.3 Shenandoah Club.jpg
"Shenandoah Club, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 127.2.1 Jefferson High School.jpg
"Jefferson High School, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 127.2 Jefferson High School.jpg
"Jefferson High School, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 127.1 Commerce Street School.jpg
"Commerce Street Graded School, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 127.0 Roanoke High School.jpg
"High School, Roanoke Virginia."

PC 125.0 Roanoke Electric Railway.jpg
"Roanoke Electric Railway Offices and Waiting Room, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 124.1 Main Library.jpg
"Opened in 1952, the Roanoke Public Library building has a capacity for 185,000 volumes. It is air conditioned in the summer and heated in the winter by means of an electric heat pump. Situated on the corner of Elmwood Park, it is within the…

PC 124.0 Main Library.jpg
"Roanoke Public Library, Roanoke, Virginia. Opened in 1952, the Roanoke Public Library building has a capacity of 185,000 volumes. It is air conditioned in summer, and heated in winter by means of an electric heat pump. Situated on the corner of…

PC 123.2 Post Office.jpg
"US Post Office and Government Building, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 123.1 New Post Office.jpg
" New Post Office, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 123.0 City Post Office.jpg
"City Post Office, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 122.16 Virginian.jpg
"Virginian - Southern Railway Consolidation 722 and Shenandoah & Atlanta Pacific 750 blast through Montvale, Virginia on the Norfolk & Western Railway with the Roanoke Chapter, NRHS Special Virginian, August, 28 1971."

PC 122.151 Locomotive No. 1218.jpg
"Norfolk & Western's Locomotive 1218. Norfolk & Western's Class 'A' (2-6-6-4), Number 1218 rolls past her birthplace, Norfolk & Western's East End Shops in Roanoke, Virginia, where she was built in June of 1943. After serving the Norfolk & Western,…

PC 122.15 Locomotive No. 1218.jpg
"Norfolk & Western's Locomotive Number 1218. Norfolk & Western Railway's Class 'A' (2-6-6-4), Number 1218, was built by the Roanoke Shops in June of 1943. After many years of Main Line service with the N&W, Number 1218 served as a stationary boiler…

PC 122.14 Virginian Railway No. 135.jpg
"Roanoke Transportation Museum Virginian Railway's Number 135. Former Virginian Electric Number 135 is viewed in front of the old Virginian Depot in Roanoke, Virginia on March 29, 1983 prior to being placed on display in the Roanoke Transportation…

PC 122.13 N&W 611.jpg
"Norfolk & Western 611. In the classic rods down pose, Northern 611 and its excursion train wait in front of the Roanoke, Virginia station, October 1982. The Norfolk & Western and sponsor, Roanoke Chapter, NRHS, ran several excursions throughout…

PC 122.12 N&W Engines.jpg
"No. 600, No. 1203 and No. 2123, respresenting the main types of modern Norfolk & Western steam power."

PC 122.11 Engine No.603 Class J.jpg
"Norfolk & Western No. 603 Class J passenger engine at Roanoke Shops."

PC 122.10 Engine No. 2171.jpg
"Engine No. 2171 just built by the Norfolk & Western Roanoke Shops poses for the camera."

PC 122.8 N&W Buildings.jpg
"Moonlight scene showing new viaduct, Roanoke Hotel and N&W office building, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 122.7 N&W Terminal.jpg
"Sunset view of Roanoke, Virginia with Norfolk & Western terminal in center."

PC 122.6 N&W Fountain.jpg
"Fountain and park opposite Norfolk & Western Depot, Roanoke, Virginia."

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PC 122.51 N&W Passenger Station.jpg
"Norfolk & Western Train Station, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 122.5 N&W Passenger Station.jpg
"Roanoke, Virginia - The Star City of the South. This city is headquarters of America's most prosperous railroad, the Norfolk & Western, and located here are its shops and offices. Today, Roanoke is a beautiful city - replete with fine schools and…

PC 122.4 N&W Depot.jpg
"Norfolk & Western Station from Auditorium, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 122.3 Norfolk & Western Station.jpg
"Norfolk & Western Station, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 122.22 Norfolk & Western Depot.jpg
"Norfolk & Western Railroad Depot, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 122.2 Norfolk & Western Depot.jpg
"Norfolk & Western Depot, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 122.1 N&W Depot.jpg
"Depot, Norfolk & Western Offices and Hotel Roanoke, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 122.04 General Offices.jpg
"General Offices, Norfolk & Western Railway Co., Roanoke, VA."

PC 122.03 General Offices.jpg
"N&W General Offices, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 122.02 General Offices.jpg
"The general office buildings of the Norfolk & Western Railway in Roanoke, Virginia, headquarters of the company which employs over 6,000 persons in the city alone. Executive and supervisory departmental offices are located in these buildings, from…

PC 122.01 General Offices.jpg
"Norfolk & Western Railway Office Building, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 122.0 General Offices.jpg
"General Offices, Headquarters of Norfolk & Western Railway, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 121.02 Municipal Building.jpg
"Municipal Building, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 121.01 Municipal Building.jpg
"Municipal Building, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 121.0 Municipal Building.jpg
"Nestling in a beautiful amphitheatre formed by the Blue Ridge Mountains on the east and the Alleghany Mountains on the west and at the southern end of the Shenandoah Valley lies Roanoke - The Magic City, key to Virginia's Valley Resort and Mountain…

PC 120.2 Mountain Park.jpg
"Scenes at Mountain Park by night, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 120.14 Mountain Park.jpg
"Casino & fountain, Mill Mountain Park, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 120.13 Mountain Park.jpg
"Mountain Park"

PC 120.11 Mountain Park.jpg
"Mountain Park and Casino, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 120.1 Mountain Park.jpg
"Mountain Park and Casino, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 120.01 Mountain Park.jpg
"Mountain Park, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 120.0 Mountain Park.jpg
"Mountain, Park, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 119.17 Mill Mountain.jpg
"Children find this Virginia whitetail doe tame enough to pet. In the adjoining pen is the doe's mate."

PC 119.16 Mill Mountain Zoo.jpg
Three Little Pigs, one of many features of Children's Zoo - Roanoke, Virginia. Located on beautiful Mill Mountain, 800 feet above the city. A zoo especially built for children with real live animals in a setting of Mother Goose and other familiar…

PC 119.15 Mill Mountain Zoo.jpg
"Children and adults alike enjoy going around the zoo on the Zoo Choo. The engineer blows the whistle and the trains runs through a 100 ft. concrete tunnel. The miniature train can carry 36 people and is one of the favorite attractions. The Zoo…

PC 119.14 Mill Mountain Zoo.jpg
Willie the Blue Whale, one of many features of Children's Zoo - Roanoke, Virginia. Located on beautiful Mill Mountain, 800 feet above the city. A zoo especially built for children with real live animals in a setting of Mother Goose and othe familiar…

PC 119.131 Mill Mountain Zoo.jpg
"S.S. Noah's Ark, Children's Zoo on Mill Mountain, Roanoke, Virginia. Youngsters may go aboard Noah's Ark and find cages containing grey foxes, a hoot owl, red fox and a groundhog. Carp, bass and goldfish swim in the pool around the ship."

PC 119.13 Mill Mountain Zoo.jpg
"Noah's Ark, one of the many features of Children's Zoo - Roanoke, Virginia. Located on beautiful Mill Mountain, 800 feet above the city. A zoo especially built for children with real live animals in a setting of Mother Goose and other familiar…

PC 119.12 Mill Mountain Zoo.jpg
"The grey castle of medieval style is large enough for visitors to walk into. Cages inside the building contain parakeets, love birds, guinea pigs, hamsters, skunks, terrapins and other small animals."

PC 119.11.1 Mill Mountain Zoo.jpg
"There was an old woman who lived in a shoe... Famous entrance to Children's Zoo - Roanoke, Virginia. Located on beautiful Mill Mountain, 800 feet above the city. A zoo built especially for children with real live animals in a setting of Mother Goose…

PC 119.11 Mill Mountain Zoo.jpg
"Children's Zoo - Roanoke, Virginia. Located on beautiful Mill Mountain, 800 feet above the city. A zoo built especially for children with real live animals in a setting of Mother Goose and other familiar stories."

PC 119.10 Rockledge Inn.jpg
"Rockledge Inn, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 119.92 Mill Mountain Star.jpg
"Constructed on top of Mill Mountain, 1,800 feet above sea level and 975 feet above the City. Largest man-made illuminated star in the world - 88 1/2 feet in diameter, on a 100 foot structure - as tall as an eight story office building. Nine rows…

PC 119.91 Mill Mountain Star.jpg
"Roanoke, Virginia's famous star atop Mill Mountain, which shows part of the City of Roanoke and the Blue Ridge Mountains. Ordinarily white, the star changes to red when there has been a traffic fatality. This picture is taken from a helicopter."

PC 119.9 Mill Mountain Star.jpg
"Contructed on top of Mill Mountain, 1,800 feet above sea level and 975 feet above the City, the largest man-made illuminated star in the world - 88 1/2 feet in diameterm on a 100 foot structure - tall as an eight-story office building. Nine rows…

PC 119.831 Mill Mountain Incline.jpg
"Mill Mountain incline and Roanoke City Hospital, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 119.83 Mill Mountain Incline.jpg
"Mill Mountain incline and Roanoke City Hospital, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 119.82 Mill Mountain Incline.jpg
"The incline railroad, Roanoke, Virginia. Car ascending Mill Mountain."

PC 119.81 Mill Mountain and Incline Railway.jpg
"Incline Railroad on Mill Mountain, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 119.8 Mill Mountain Incline.jpg
"Mill Mountain and Incline Railway, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 119.7.2 The Loop.jpg
"The Loop on Mill Mountain, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 119.7 The Loop.jpg
"The loop on Mill Mountain. A stretch of the magnificent concrete, which winds up the sides of Mill Mountain at Roanoke, Virginia. The mountain, approximately 2,000 above sea level, is in the corporate limits of the city,"

PC 119.6 Mill Mountain.jpg
"Looking across business section, Mill Mountain in background, Roanoke, Virginia."

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PC 119.4 Mill Mountain.jpg
"Aerial view of Roanoke, Virginia, showing Mill Mountain."

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PC 119.3 Mill Mountain.jpg
"Birds-eye view of Roanoke, Virginia from Mill Mountain."

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PC 119.2  Mill Mountain.jpg
"Roanoke, Virginia as seen from atop Mill Mountain, almost a thousand feet above the city. The lookout structure in center provides a vantage point for the excellent view of the superbly beautiful Roanoke Valley."

PC 119.1 Mill Mountain.jpg
"Mill Mountain and Roanoke River."

PC 119.04 Mill Mountain.jpg
"Mill Mountain"

PC 119.03 Mill Mountain.jpg
"Home of the famous Star of Roanoke and Children's Zoo. The mountain, 1847 ft. above sea level, is 975 ft. above the city."

PC 119.01 Mill Mountain.jpg
"Mill Mountain, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 119.0 Mill Mountain.jpg
"Mill Mountain, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 118.0 Masons Creek.jpg
"Mason's Creek between Roanoke and Salem, Virginia."

PC 117.0 Market Square.jpg
" Market Sqaure, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 116.87 Hotel Roanoke.jpg
"Hotel Roanoke and Lawn."

PC 116.852 Hotel Roanoke.jpg
" A modern 250 room version of an Old English Inn, set in the midst of its own ten acre park, in the heart of the city. A new 50 car garage connects directly to lobby. George L. Denison, Manager."

PC 116.851 Hotel Roanoke.jpg
"A modern version of an Old English Inn, set in the midst of its own ten acre park. In the heart of the city. Modern 50 car garage in direct connection with the lobby. Kenneth R. Hyde, Manager."

PC 116.85 Hotel Roanoke.jpg
"Hotel Roanoke, Roanoke Virginia. Ample free parking space. A ten acre park. In the heart of the city. Kenneth R. Hyde, Manager."

PC 116.843 Hotel Roanoke.jpg
"Hotel Roanoke, Roanoke Virginia. A modern air conditioned version of an Old English Inn, set in the midst of its own ten acre park, in the heart of the city. A 100 car garage connects directly to the lobby. George L. Denison, Resident Manager.…

PC 116.841 Hotel Roanoke.jpg
"Hotel Roanoke, Roanoke Virginia. Hotel Roanoke, a completely air conditioned modern version of an Old English Inn, is located on a beautifully gardened tract of land in the heart of the city. It is famed as a convention center and known as the…

PC 116.84 Hotel Roanoke.jpg
"Hotel Roanoke, Roanoke, Virginia. A modern air conditioned, 325 room version of an Old English Inn , set in the midst of its own ten acre park in the heart of the City. A 100 car garage connects directly to the lobby. Kenneth Hyde, General…

PC 116.8312 Hotel Roanoke.jpg
"Hotel Roanoke, Roanoke, Virginia. A modern air conditioned 300 room version of an Old English Inn , set in the midst of its own ten acres park in the heart of the city. A new 100 car garage connects directly with the lobby. On the Norfolk and…

PC 116.8311 Hotel Roanoke.jpg
"Hotel Roanoke, Roanoke, Virginia. A modern, air conditioned 300 room version of an Old English Inn set in the midst of its own ten acre park in the heart of the City. A new 100 car garage connects directly with the lobby."

PC 116.8310 Hotel Roanoke.jpg
"Hotel Roanoke, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 116.839 Hotel Roanoke.jpg
"Hotel Roanoke, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 116.838 Hotel Roanoke.jpg
"Hotel Roanoke, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 116.837 Hotel Roanoke.jpg
"Hotel Roanoke, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 116.836 Hotel Roanoke.jpg
"Of striking Old English architecture, Hotel Roanoke emphasizes comfort and convenience throughout. Located in the midst of its own beautifully landscaped ten acre grounds, within a few minutes' walk of the shopping and theatre district of Roanoke,…

PC 116.835 Hotel Roanoke.jpg
"Hotel Roanoke, Roanoke, Virginia. One of the South's finest of hostelries, catering to many state and national conventions yearly."

PC 116.834 Hotel Roanoke.jpg
"Hotel Roanoke and Motor Inn, Roanoke, Virginia 24006. A delightful, modern version of an Old English Inn, located in its own ten acre park in the center of Roanoke. 425 air-conditioned rooms. Gourmet restaurants. Free parking. Heated outdoor…

PC 116.833 Hotel Roanoke.jpg
"Hotel Roanoke, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 116.832 Hotel Roanoke.jpg
"Hotel Roanoke, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 116.83 Hotel Roanoke.jpg
"Hotel Roanoke, Roanoke, Virginia. F.E. Foster, Proprietor. Open all Year."

PC 116.81 Hotel Roanoke.jpg
"Hotel Roanoke, a modern version of an Old English Inn, situated in a park of ten acres in the heart of the City of Roanoke, Virginia. In the background at the left are the old and new General Office Buildings of the Norfolk & Western Railway."

PC 116.76 Ponce de Leon.jpg
"Depot, Offices and Hotel Roanoke, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 116.77 Ponce de Leon.jpg
"The Ponce de Leon Hotel located in the center of the business and shopping district, Roanoke, Virginia. All rooms air-conditioned. Coffee shop and private dining rooms with free guest parking lot adjacent, make this one of the city's most attractive…

PC 116.76 Ponce de Leon.jpg
"Ponce de Leon Hotel, Roanoke, Virginia. Located at the intersection of Campbell Avenue and Commerce Street, within easy walking distance of business and shopping district and of theatres. Every streetcar and every highway route passing through the…

PC 116.75 Ponce de Leon.jpg
"Ponce de Leon Hotel, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 116.74 Ponce de Leon.jpg
"The Ponce de Leon Hotel, Roanoke, Virginia., ocated in the heart of the city, is a beautiful structure of modernistic design containing 200 attractive outside rooms. The interior arrangement follows a Spanish motif in keeping with name, and…

PC 116.73 Ponce de Leon.jpg
"New Ponce de Leon Hotel, Roanoke, Virginia. Located at the intersection of Campbell Avenue and Commerce Street, within easy walking distance of business and shopping district and of theatres, which accessibility is so desirable. Every streetcar and…

PC 116.72 Ponce de Leon.jpg
"Hotel Ponce de Leon, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 116.71 Ponce de Leon.jpg
"Ponce de Leon Hotel and Annex, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 116.7 Ponce de Leon.jpg
"Hotel Ponce de Leon, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 116.65 Hotel Patrick Henry.jpg
"Patrick Henry Hotel from Elmwood Park - Roanoke, Virginia. This view from Elmwood Park in the heart of Roanoke shows part of the Roanoke Public Library and the Patrick Henry Hotel, located on S. Jefferson Street."

PC 116.64 Hotel Patrick Henry.jpg
"Hotel Patrick Henry, Roanoke, Virginia. 400 rooms with bath, ceiling fan, circulating ice water. Garage direct entrance to lobby. Fay M. Thomas, Manager."

PC 116.63 Patrick Henry Hotel.jpg
Patrick Henry Hotel

PC 116.61 Hotel Patrick Henry.jpg
"Hotel Patrick Henry, Roanoke, Virginia. 300 rooms, 300 baths. Robert R. Meyer, President. A.B. Moody, Manager."

PC 116.6 Hotel Patrick Henry.jpg
"Patrick Henry Hotel, Roanoke, Virginia. 300 rooms, each with bath - 125 air conditioned. Fine coffee shop. Airlines office in lobby. Bus station nearby. Located on the edge of the business district. Information on Blue Ridge Parkway. Routes US 11,…

PC 116.5 Hotel Shenandoah.jpg
Hotel Shenandoah

PC 116.4 Hotel Lenox.jpg
"Hotel Lenox, opposite west exit N&W passenger station. In the heart of Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 116.3 English Village.jpg
"English Village, five miles north of Roanoke, Virginia. Intersection US Route 11 and VA 117. If you are going to be late arriving, wire English Village and we will gladly make reservations for you. Cottages heated and equipped with tile showers,…

PC 116.2 Plaza Motor Court.jpg
"Plaza Motor Court, open all year. 22 rooms - hot water heat, innerspring mattress each bed, high class restaurant adjacent on US 11 and 220. 4513 Williamson Road, Roanoke, VA 24012. Thomas Scordas, Proprietor, Manager."

PC 116.1 Blue Eagle Tourist Court.jpg
"Jolly Jay Tea Room and Blue Eagle Tourist Court, also One Stop Service Station. Complete modern equipment. Located on US 11, one mile north of Roanoke, Virginia. D.T. Oyler and sons, proprietors."

PC 116.0 Hitching Post Motel.jpg
"Hitching Post Motel, US Highways 11 and 220...2 miles north of Roanoke, Virginia. Mr. and Mrs. Carl W. Windel, Owners and Managers."

PC 115.7 Burrell Memorial.jpg
"Burrell Memorial Hospital, founded in 1914 by Drs. L.C. Downing, J.B. Claytor, Sr., J.H. Roberts, W.S. Williman, and J.S. Cooper and named in honor of Dr. I.D. Burrell, Physicial-Pharmacist, was reconstructed in 1955 and is a voluntary,…

PC 115.6 Roanoke Memorial.jpg
"Roanoke Memorial Hospital, Belleview and Lake Avenues, SE, Roanoke, Virginia. Located at the base of Mill Mountain, this ultra-modern hospital has over 325 beds and serves Roanoke and Southwestern Virginia. It is also widely known for its…

PC 115.5 Roanoke Memorial.jpg
"The new Roanoke Memorial Hospital is the most modern in Western Virginia. The cost was around three million dollars. This hospital provides 300 beds with modern operating rooms, laboratory and other hospital facilities."

PC 115.41 Lewis-Gale.jpg
"Lewis-Gale Hospital, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 115.4 Lewis-Gale.jpg
"Lewis-Gale Hospital, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 115.3 Jefferson Hospital.jpg
"Jefferson Hospital, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 115.21 Roanoke Memorial.jpg
"Memorial and Crippled Children's Hospital by moonlight, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 115.2 Roanoke Memorial.jpg
"Memorial Hospital and Crippled Children's Hospital, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 115.1.1 Roanoke Memorial.jpg
"Roanoke City Hospital, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 115.1 Roanoke Memorial.jpg
"Roanoke City Hospital, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 114.6 Hollins College.jpg
"Hollins College, Virginia. Founded 1842. Tinker."

PC 114.5 Hollins College.jpg
"Campus scene-Hollins College near Roanoke, Virginia. This picture shows Pleasants Hall (science building), was founded in 1842 by Charles Lewis Cocke."

PC 114.4 Hollins College.jpg
"Portion of south quadrangle with dormitories, Hollins College, Virginia."

PC 114.3 Hollins College.jpg
"Library, science hall and theatre, Hollins College, Hollins, Virginia."

PC 114.23 Charles Cocke Memorial Library.jpg
"Charles L. Cocke Memorial Library, Hollins College, Hollins, Virginia. Named in honor of the central figure in the history of Hollins College through the nineteenth century."

PC 114.22 Charles Cocke Memorial Library.jpg
"The Charles L. Cocke Memorial Library, Hollins College, Virginia."

PC 114.21 Charles Cocke Memorial Library.jpg
"Charles L. Cocke Memorial Library, Hollins Institute, Virginia."

PC 114.2  Charles Cocke Memorial Library.jpg
"Hollins College, situated seven miles from the City of Roanoke. Oldest college for women in Virginia founded by Charles Lewis Cocke. Began with Valley Union Seminary of 1842. An accredited liberal arts college with an endowment and board of…

PC 114.12 Hollins College.jpg
"Hollins Institute near Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 114.11 Hollins College.jpg
"Hollins Institute, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 114.1 Hollins College.jpg
"Hollins Institute near Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 114.02 Hollins College.jpg
"Hollins College, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 114.01 Hollins College.jpg
"Hollins College, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 114.0 Hollins College.jpg
"Hollins College, a liberal arts college founded in 1842, is the oldest chartered women's college in Virginia. The college is located near Tinker Mountain, a landmark to generations of Hollins students and the scene each fall of an all-campus hike…

PC 112.0 Lee Junior High.jpg
" New grammar school, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 111.0 Franklin Road.jpg
"View on Franklin Road, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 110.1 Mountain View.jpg
"The old J.B. Fishburn home, Roanoke, Virginia., with its beautiful gardens which was willed to the city and now houses the department of Parks and Recreation."

PC 110.0 Mountain View.jpg
"Residence of J.B. Fishburn, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 108.0 Fire House.jpg
"Engine house and headquarters, Roanoke Fire Department, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 107.0 Federal Building.jpg
"Federal Building and Post Office, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 106.1 Evergreen Burial Park.jpg
"Partial view of Evergreen Burial Park, Roanoke, Virginia. Established 1916. All lots perfectly cared for-free of charge."

PC 106.0 Evergreen Burial Park.jpg
"Entrance, Evergreen Burial Park, Roanoke, Virginia. A beautiful and carefully tended place devoted to the memory of the dead."

PC 124.2 Roanoke Public Library.jpg
"Roanoke Public Library, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 105.43 Elmwood Park.jpg
"Lake in Elmwood Park, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 105.4 Elmwood Park.jpg
"Lake in Elmwood Park, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 105.3 Elmwood Park.jpg
"The lake at Elmwood Park, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 105.2 Elmwood Park.jpg
"Entrances and play grounds, Elmwood Park, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 105.0 Elmwood Park.jpg
"Entrance to Elmwood Park, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 104.3 Elks Lodge.jpg
"Elks Club House, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 104.1 Elks Lodge.jpg
"Home of Lodge No. 197, BPO Elks, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 103.3 Crystal Spring.jpg
"Water works, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 103.22 Crystal Spring.jpg
"Crystal Springs Reservoir, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 103.21 Crystal Spring.jpg
"Crystal Spring Reservoir, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 103.2 Crystal Spring.jpg
"Crystal Spring Reservoir. Just below Crystal Spring, the Roanoke Gas and Water Company have built a fine reservoir of concrete, about 225 by 175 by 20 feet in size; it is surrounded by an iron fence and adorned with an artistic fountain. Roanoke is…

PC 103.1 Crystal Spring.jpg
"Crystal Spring, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 103.01 Crystal Spring.jpg
"Crystal Springs, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 103.0 Crystal Spring.jpg
"Crystal Springs, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 102.2 Roanoke Country Club.jpg
"Roanoke Valley looking northward from the 15th green of the Roanoke Country Club, showing some of the lovely mountains which enhance Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 102.1 Roanoke Country Club.jpg
" Country Club house from golf course, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 102.03 Roanoke Country Club.jpg
"Country Club, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 102.02 Roanoke Country Club.jpg
"Country Club, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 102.01 Roanoke Country Club.jpg
"Country Club, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 102.0 Roanoke Country Club.jpg
"Country Club, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 101.0 Civic Center.jpg
" Roanoke's beautiful new Civic Center. The coliseum, seating 11,000, and the auditorium seating 2,475, are separated by an open plaza which forms the roof of the Exhibit Hall. This $15 million Civic Center attracts sports events and conventions, as…

PC 100.1 Courthouse and Jail.jpg
"City Hall, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 99.12 Trinity United Methodist.jpg
"Trinity M.E. Church, South, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 99.11 Second Presbyterian.jpg
"Second Presbyterian Church, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 99.103 Manse, First Presbyterian.jpg
"Manse, First Presbyterian Church, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 99.101 First Presbyterian.jpg
"First Presbyterian Church, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 99.10 First Presbyterian.jpg
"First Presbyterian Church, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 99.91 Virginia Heights Baptist.jpg
"Virginia Heights Baptist Church, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 99.9 Virginia Heights Baptist.jpg
"Virginia Heights Baptist Church, organized 1919. Educational building erected 1922; The auditorium of Colonial design throughout, with complete cooling system, was erected in 1938. Located in the Magic City of Roanoke, Virginia, the gateway to…

PC 99.8 Belmont M. E.jpg
"Belmont M.E. Church, South, corner of Jamison Avenue and Eighth Street, SE, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 99.7 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.jpg
"Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. 2015 Grandin Road, SW, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 99.64 Greene Memorial United Methodist.jpg
"Greene Memorial M.E. Church, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 99.63 Greene Memorial United Methodist.jpg
"Greene Memorial Church, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 99.62 Greene Memorial United Methodist.jpg
"Greene Memorial Methodist Church, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 99.61 Greene Memorial United Methodist.jpg
"Roanoke's largest methodist church."

PC 99.5 Raleigh Court Methodist.jpg
"Raleigh Court Methodist Church, 1706 Grandin Road, SW, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 99.4 St. Mark's Lutheran.jpg
"St. Mark's Lutheran Church, corner of Highland and Franklin Road, SW, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 99.3 St. John's Episcopal.jpg
"St. John's Episcopal Church, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 99.28 St. Andrew's.jpg
"Interior St. Andrew's Cathedral, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 99.27 St. Andrew's.jpg
"St. Andrew's Church and School. Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 99.26 St. Andrew's.jpg
"St. Andrew's Church. St. Andrew's Roman Catholic Church is located on top of a high hill and surrounded by beautiful grounds. It has several fine memorial windows and the altar is most beautiful. The congregation is very large, numbering about…

PC 99.25 St. Andrew's.jpg
"St. Andrew's Catholic Church in Roanoke, Virginia. Built in 1900, this church is known throughout the community for its magnificent Gothic structure and rare imported stained glass windows. Photography in this case was unique in that three different…

PC 99.23 St. Andrew's.jpg
"Saint Andrews Catholic Church, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 99.22 St. Andrew's.jpg
"St. Andrew's Roman Catholic Church, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 99.2 St. Andrews.jpg
"St. Andrews Roman Catholic Church, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 99.1 Christ Episcopal.jpg
"Christ Episcopal Church, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 99.0 First Baptist.jpg
"First Baptist Church, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 98.2 Carvin’s Cove Spillway.jpg
"Spillway Carvin's Cove Lake, municipally owned reservoir near Roanoke, Virginia. Carvin's Cove is a five-mile artificial lake in Roanoke and Botetourt Counties, Virginia and can furnish 12,000,000 gallons of water daily to the nearby City of…

PC 98.11 Carvin’s Cove.jpg
"Carvin's Cove Lake, a great place for water sports, near Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 98.1 Carvin’s Cove.jpg
"Carvin's Cove Lake, near Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 98.0.1 Carvin's Cove.jpg
"Carvin's Cove, the City of Roanoke, Virginia's watershed, which covers more than 12,000 acres, is a recreational area for camping, boating, and fishing."

PC 98.0 Carvin's Cove.jpg
"Aerial view of Carvin's Cove near Roanoke, Virginia, serving the latter as a water supply and recreational area. Favorite spot for picnicking, camping, swimming, boating, and fishing."

PC 97.0 Canteen Station.jpg
"Red Cross Canteen Station, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 96.2 Lindsey-Robinson.jpg
"Lindsey-Robinson & Co., Roanoke, Virginia"

PC 96.1 American Viscose.jpg
"Bird's eye view of the Viscose Silk Mills, Roanoke, Virginia"

PC 96.0 Shenandoah Life .jpg
"The air-conditioned home office building of the Shenandoah Life Insurance Company, Erected 1949. Located on US 221 West. 3 1/2 miles from the center of Roanoke; contains 75,000 square feet of floor space and all modern conveniences including…

PC 95.4 View from N&W Bridge.jpg
"View from N&W Bridge, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 95.3 Memorial Bridge.jpg
"Roanoke, Virginia, "The Star City of the South". This city is the headquarters of America's most prosperous railroad, the Norfolk & Western, and located here are its shops and offices. Today, Roanoke is a beautiful city-replete with fine schools…

PC 95.2.1 Franklin Road Bridge by Night.jpg
"Franklin Road Bridge by night. Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 95.2 Franklin Road Bridge.jpg
"Franklin Road Bridge, Roanoke, Virginia".

PC 95.1 Jefferson and Walnut Bridges.jpg
"Jefferson Street and Walnut Avenue Bridges, Roanoke Virginia."

PC 95.0.1 Wasena Bridge.jpg
"Wasena Bridge, Roanoke Virginia. This bridge spans the Norfolk & Western Railroad and the Roanoke River. Just behind the trees on the left is the Transportation Museum and in the background are the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains which surround…

PC 95.0 New Wasena Bridge, Roanoke.jpg
"New Wasena Bridge, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 94.0 First National Bank.jpg
First National Bank building, Roanoke, Virginia.

PC 93.1 American Legion Auditorium.jpg
"Nestling in a beautiful amphitheatre formed by the Blue Ridge Mountains on the west and at the southern end of the Shenandoah Valley lies Roanoke - "The Magic City", key to Virginia's Valley Resort and Mountain Empire."

PC 93.0 American Legion Auditorium.jpg
American Legion Auditorium.

PC 92.3 Fan Tail Falls.jpg
Fan Tail Falls northeast of Lexington, Virginia.

PC 92.2 Ruins of Old Mill.jpg
This old mill was located on Carvins Creek and is just below where the current Carvins Cove reservoir dam is located.

PC 92.1 Barn Dinner Theatre.jpg
"Roanoke's first dinner theatre in the round, "The Barn", a Howard D. Wolfe production of old atmosphere, gourmet food, cocktails and the best of Broadway. Presenting nightly, year 'round to those who know the state's most attractive entertainment."

PC 92.0 Roanoke River.jpg
Scene of the Roanoke River.
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