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.

Browse Items (14 total)

HNWR038.jpg
This photograph shows track crews at work along the N&W line. Track laying and maintenance was an awesome undertaking, given the thousands of miles of track owned and operated by N&W. Only in the middle part of the 20th Century did track work…

Davis GL 84 Center Parkway.jpg
Center Parkway, 9th Street SE.

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

CPC 7e Campbell Avenue.jpg
Removal of street railways on Campbell Avenue at the intersection with Jefferson Street.

CPC 7d Campbell Avenue.jpg
Removal of street railways on Campbell Avenue at the intersection with Jefferson Street.

CPC 7c Campbell Avenue.jpg
Removal of street railways on Campbell Avenue at the intersection with Jefferson Street.

CPC 7b Campbell Avenue.jpg
Removal of street railways on Campbell Avenue at the intersection with Jefferson Street.

CPC 7a Campbell Avenue.jpg
Removal of street railways on Campbell Avenue at the intersection with Jefferson Street.

Davis 61.812 Mill Mountain Incline Tracks.jpg
Tracks of the Mill Mountain Incline.

Davis 61.811 Mill Mountain Incline.jpg
Mill Mountain Incline shortly after completion.

Davis 61.11 N&W Railroad.jpg
N&W Railroad - View looking east down tracks - N&W General Offices, Hotel Roanoke, and depot at Jefferson Street crossing all visible.

Davis 2.21 Jefferson Campbell intersection.jpg
Intersection of Jefferson Street and Campbell Avenue. Sign for Rialto Theater visible on right. The Rialto was known for showing westerns.

Davis 15.12 Library Entrance.jpg
Jefferson Street entrance to the first Roanoke Public Library

RNC 24 Memorial Avenue.jpg
Street car tracks on the 700 block of Memorial Avenue.
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