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FE292 Crystal Spring.jpg
A view of Crystal Spring Park, pump house, and reservoir. Crystal Spring was one of the city's earliest landscaped parks. It was designed and managed by Roanoke Gas and Water Works.

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."

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

RNC 148 Carvins Cove Dam.jpg
Carvins Cove Dam Shortly after completion. The reservoir would not be complete until the 1940s.

RNC 147 Carvins Cove Dam.jpg
Carvins Cove Dam Shortly after completion. The reservoir would not be complete until the 1940s.

RNC 38 Carvins Cove Dam.jpg
Carvins Cove Dam shortly after completion. The reservoir would not be complete until the 1940s.

RNC 37 Carvins Cove Dam.jpg
Carvins Cove Dam shortly after completion. The reservoir would not be complete until the 1940s.
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