Virginia Room Digital Collection

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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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CPC 65 Highland Park.jpg
Looking south from Highland Park.

Davis 1.31 Walnut and Jefferson.jpg
Corner store formerly located at the intersection of Walnut Avenue and Jefferson Street. Walnut Avenue Meat Market, Hutson's Grocery and the American Cafe were among its tenants. The Bridge Inn is just visible at left.

Davis 14.35 Jefferson Hospital.jpg
Jefferson Hospital is structure on the left. It was located on Franklin Road; view looking at intersection with Walnut Avenue.

Davis 45.53 Cook Electric Sign.jpg
Cook Electric Sign atop AEP plant, formerly located at Walnut Avenue and 3rd Street.

Davis 47.231a Southern States.jpg
Southern States Cooperative Mills, located at 1003 Walnut Avenue.

Davis 47.231b Southern States.jpg
Southern States Cooperative Mills, located at 1003 Walnut Avenue.

Davis 47.231d Southern States.jpg
Southern States Cooperative Mills, located at 1003 Walnut Avenue.

Davis 66.41 Walnut Avenue Bridge.jpg
Walnut Avenue Bridge under construction.

Davis 66.411 Walnut Avenue Bridge.jpg
Walnut Avenue Bridge under construction.

Davis 66.412 Walnut Avenue Bridge.jpg
Walnut Avenue Bridge under construction.

Davis 66.815 Walnut Avenue Bridge.jpg
Walnut Avenue Bridge.

Davis GL 237 Walnut Avenue Bridge.jpg
Side view of the Walnut Avenue and Jefferson Street bridges.

Davis 30.1o Queen Anne Style House.jpg
Located at 414 Walnut Avenue, this home was built by J.H. Gibboney, a chemist at Norfolk & Western. One of many examples of the Queen Anne style of Architecture in the Roanoke Valley.

RREC12 Mill Mountain.jpg
A panoramic view showing Mill Mountain looming over the Walnut Avenue Steam Plant of the Roanoke Railway & Electric Company.

RREC18 Roanoke Railway & Electric.jpg
Roanoke Railway & Electric Company Walnut Avenue Steam Plant. In front of the plant is the old streetcar barn

RREC19 Number 44.jpg
Brill car Number 44 after a collision with a Virginian Railway locomotive under the Walnut Avenue bridge.

RREC20 Number 44.jpg
Another view of Brill car Number 44 after a collision with a Virginian Railway locomotive under the Walnut Avenue Bridge.

RVNH40122.jpg
Motorman Homer Turner poses with Car 45 under the Walnut Avenue Bridge. Car 45 served the Belmont/9th Street/West End line.

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

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