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  • Local Subject: transportation
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    •  Tallulah Falls Railroad: Magid Trestle

    • Romanes, R. A. (Reinfried Armstrong), 1896-1978
    • Reinfried Armstrong Romanes (April 4, 1896-1978), more often known as R. A. Romanes or simply as Romanes, was born and raised in Europe. In 1919, he emigrated to America and, through family and political connections, wound up living in Alto,...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    •  Men in buggy

    • Ensley, A. L. (Abraham Lincoln), 1865-1948
    • Abraham Lincoln Ensley (1865-1948) was one of the earliest commercial photographers in western North Carolina. He made images, mostly portraits, on 5” x 7” glass plates that he developed on his farm in Jackson County. Like most native residents,...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    •  Wharf, Tampa, Florida

    • Ensley, A. L. (Abraham Lincoln), 1865-1948
    • Abraham Lincoln Ensley (1865-1948) was one of the earliest commercial photographers in western North Carolina. He made images, mostly portraits, on 5” x 7” glass plates that he developed on his farm in Jackson County. Like most native residents,...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    •  Tallulah Falls Railroad: Wiley Trestle

    • Romanes, R. A. (Reinfried Armstrong), 1896-1978
    • Reinfried Armstrong Romanes (April 4, 1896-1978), more often known as R. A. Romanes or simply as Romanes, was born and raised in Europe. In 1919, he emigrated to America and, through family and political connections, wound up living in Alto,...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    •  Sulphur Springs, Tampa, Florida

    • Ensley, A. L. (Abraham Lincoln), 1865-1948
    • Abraham Lincoln Ensley (1865-1948) was one of the earliest commercial photographers in western North Carolina. He made images, mostly portraits, on 5” x 7” glass plates that he developed on his farm in Jackson County. Like most native residents,...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • Wagon and Oxen

    • Thompson, James Edward, 1880-1976
    • James E. (Jim) Thompson (1880-1976) was a noted photographer, hiker, and outdoor enthusiast who played a major role in promoting a national park in the Southern Appalachians. In the 1920s, up to the park’s dedication in 1940, Thompson was often...
    • Great Smoky Mountains National Park;
    •  Couple in horse-drawn buggy

    • Ensley, A. L. (Abraham Lincoln), 1865-1948;
    • Abraham Lincoln Ensley (1865-1948) was one of the earliest commercial photographers in western North Carolina. He made images, mostly portraits, on 5” x 7” glass plates that he developed on his farm in Jackson County. Like most native residents,...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    •  Men in horse-drawn buggy

    • Ensley, A. L. (Abraham Lincoln), 1865-1948;
    • Abraham Lincoln Ensley (1865-1948) was one of the earliest commercial photographers in western North Carolina. He made images, mostly portraits, on 5” x 7” glass plates that he developed on his farm in Jackson County. Like most native residents,...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    •  Couple in horse-drawn buggy

    • Ensley, A. L. (Abraham Lincoln), 1865-1948;
    • Abraham Lincoln Ensley (1865-1948) was one of the earliest commercial photographers in western North Carolina. He made images, mostly portraits, on 5” x 7” glass plates that he developed on his farm in Jackson County. Like most native residents,...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • Whiteside Cove

    • Romanes, R. A. (Reinfried Armstrong), 1896-1978
    • Reinfried Armstrong Romanes (April 4, 1896-1978), more often known as R. A. Romanes or simply as Romanes, was born and raised in Europe. In 1919, he emigrated to America and, through family and political connections, wound up living in Alto,...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    •  Alfords Bridge

    • Masa, George, 1881-1933
    • This photograph made by George Masa (1881-1933) shows the Alfords Bridge, that once went over the Savannah River dividing South Carolina and Georgia.
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    •  Steam Locomotive}

    • unknown;
    • Early postcards illustrated life and scenery in western North Carolina. This card depicts a steam locomotive, which was a main means of travel in the early 20th century.
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • Wayah Bald

    • Romanes, R. A. (Reinfried Armstrong), 1896-1978
    • Reinfried Armstrong Romanes (April 4, 1896-1978), more often known as R. A. Romanes or simply as Romanes, was born and raised in Europe. In 1919, he emigrated to America and, through family and political connections, wound up living in Alto,...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • Smoky Mts./Chimney Tops

    • Romanes, R. A. (Reinfried Armstrong), 1896-1978
    • Reinfried Armstrong Romanes (April 4, 1896-1978), more often known as R. A. Romanes or simply as Romanes, was born and raised in Europe. In 1919, he emigrated to America and, through family and political connections, wound up living in Alto,...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • Smoky Mts.  bridge

    • Romanes, R. A. (Reinfried Armstrong), 1896-1978
    • Reinfried Armstrong Romanes (April 4, 1896-1978), more often known as R. A. Romanes or simply as Romanes, was born and raised in Europe. In 1919, he emigrated to America and, through family and political connections, wound up living in Alto,...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    •  Bridge

    • Masa, George, 1881-1933
    • This photograph made by George Masa (1881-1933) shows an unidentified bridge.
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • Western North Carolina Section at a Glance

    • Southern Railway (U.S.)
    • “The Western North Carolina Section at a Glance” is a booklet issued by the Southern Railway Company in 1912. The 64-page booklet is a stop-by-stop guide that follows the rail line from Salisbury, North Carolina west through Hickory and Marion to...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • Lakemont, Ga

    • Romanes, R. A. (Reinfried Armstrong), 1896-1978
    • Reinfried Armstrong Romanes (April 4, 1896-1978), more often known as R. A. Romanes or simply as Romanes, was born and raised in Europe. In 1919, he emigrated to America and, through family and political connections, wound up living in Alto,...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • Mead packaging  truck

    • Romanes, R. A. (Reinfried Armstrong), 1896-1978
    • Reinfried Armstrong Romanes (April 4, 1896-1978), more often known as R. A. Romanes or simply as Romanes, was born and raised in Europe. In 1919, he emigrated to America and, through family and political connections, wound up living in Alto,...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • Train entering Cowee Tunnel Just Below Dillsboro, N.C.

    • Sherrill, George Dexter, 1879-1931
    • George Dexter Sherrill (1879–1931) was a commercial photographer in the first decades of the 20th century. Born in Dillsboro, North Carolina, Sherrill was related through marriage to glass-plate photographer, A.L. Ensley, a noted area portrait...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;

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