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The Virginia Room Digital Collection includes photographs, oral histories, books, pamphlets and finding aids to items in the Virginia Room. Continue to check back for new additions.

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Underwood 9 Downtown Looking Southeast.jpg
Aerial view of downtown Roanoke looking southeast

Underwood 8 Colonial Heights.jpg
Aerial view of Roanoke from Colonial Heights

Underwood 7 Roanoke from Stone Mountain.jpg
Aerial view of Roanoke from Stone Mountain

Underwood 6 N&W Shops.jpg
Aerial view of the Norfolk & Western Railway shops

Underwood 50 Fincastle.jpg
Aerial view of Fincastle.

Underwood 5 North on Jefferson.jpg
Aerial view looking north on Jefferson Street.

Underwood 49 Troutville.jpg
Aerial view of Troutville.

Underwood 47 Vinton.jpg
Aerial view of Vinton.

Underwood 45 Carvins Cove.jpg
Aerial view of Falling Creek Reservoir.

Underwood 44 South of Roanoke.jpg
Aerial view of mountains at the south edge of Roanoke.

Underwood 41 Roanoke from South.jpg
Aerial view of Roanoke from the south. The road entering the photo at bottom right is Starkey Road heading north. The Shell country store is currently located where Starkey veers right in this photo. This section of the road is now the path of…

Underwood 40 Norwich.jpg
Aerial view of the Norwich neighborhood.

Underwood 4 East on Campbell.jpg
Aerial view looking east down Campbell Avenue

Underwood 39 North of Roanoke.jpg
Aerial view looking north of Roanoke. Williamson Road can be seen bisecting the photo from top to bottom. At the bottom left, the first street left of Williamson is Sycamore Avenue. The street above Sycamore is Thurston Avenue. The entire block…

Underwood 38 Roanoke College.jpg
Aerial view of Roanoke College.

Underwood 37 Hollins College.jpg
Aerial View of Hollins College, now Hollins University.

Underwood 36 Virginia College.jpg
Aerial view of Virginia College.

Underwood 35 Lakeside.jpg
Aerial view of Lakeside Amusement Park.

Underwood 33 Mountain View.jpg
Aerial view of Mountain View, the J.B. Fishburn home.

Underwood 32 St Andrews.jpg
Aerial view of St. Andrews Catholic Church.

Underwood 31 Roanoke Railway & Electric.jpg
Aerial view of Roanoke Railway & Electric Company's hydroelectric plant

Underwood 30 Roanoke Railway & Electric.jpg
Aerial view of Roanoke Railway & Electric Company's power station, substation, car barn and shops.

Underwood 3 Downtown Looking Southwest.jpg
Aerial view of downtown Roanoke looking southwest

Underwood 29 Roanoke Railway & Electric.jpg
Aerial view of Roanoke Railway & Electric Company's power station, substation, car barn and shops.

Underwood 28 Crozer Iron Furnace.jpg
Aerial view of the Iron Furnace and Pyrites plant

Underwood 26 N&W Shops.jpg
Aerial view of the Norfolk & Western Railway shops

Underwood 25 American Viscose.jpg
Aerial view of American Viscose Corporation.

Underwood 21 West Roanoke.jpg
Aerial view of northwest Roanoke

Underwood 20 Virginia Heights.jpg
Aerial view of Virginia Heights

Underwood 2 Roanoke Looking West.jpg
Aerial view of Roanoke looking west

Underwood 19 N&W Yards.jpg
Aerial view of the Norfolk & Western Railway yards.

Underwood 18 Mill Mountain.jpg
Aerial view of Mill Mountain, including the Mill Mountain Incline and Roanoke Hospital.

Underwood 17 Althletic Field.jpg
Aerial view of athletic field that would become the location of Victory Stadium and Maher Field.

Underwood 16 Highland Park School.jpg
Aerial view of Highland Park Elementary School, known as Park Street School at the time of this photo.

Underwood 14 N&W Offices.jpg
Aerial view of Norfolk & Western General Offices.

Underwood 13 Hotel Roanoke.jpg
Aerial view of Hotel Roanoke and Roanoke Auditorium.

Underwood 11 West on Campbell.jpg
Aerial view looking west on Campbell Avenue

Underwood 10 East on Campbell.jpg
Aerial view looking east down Campbell Avenue

Underwood 1 Roanoke from 13500.jpg
Aerial view of Roanoke from 13500 feet.
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