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    • 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...
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • French Broad Valley, below Asheville

    • Lindsey, T. H. (Thomas H.)
    • This image appeared in Lindsey’s Guide Book to Western North Carolina and is one of many depicting the mountains and mountain towns in and around Asheville, North Carolina. One of the first pictorial guide books to describe the southern...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    •  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;
    • Southern Railroad Concrete Bridge across French Broad River, Asheville, N.C.

    • Brown Book Company (Asheville, N.C.);
    • Edwin Brown was listed as a bookstore manager for the printers Hackney & Moale in the 1907-1908 Asheville City Directory. A few years later, he was working for himself, having founded the Brown Book Company. Along with numerous postcards produced...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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;
    •  Man on horse afield

    • 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...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    •  Man on horse next to barn

    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • Oaks Hotel Asheville, N. C.

    • Lindsey, T. H. (Thomas H.)
    • This image appeared in Lindsey’s Guide Book to Western North Carolina and is one of many depicting the mountains and mountain towns in and around Asheville, North Carolina. One of the first pictorial guide books to describe the southern...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    •  Alfords Bridge

    • Masa, George
    • 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;
    • Balsam Depot, Near Balsam Inn, Balsam, N.C.

    • unknown
    • Early postcards illustrating life and scenery in western North Carolina were published by several companies in and around the region. This postcard depicts the Balsam railroad depot that was once located near the Balsam Inn in Balsam, North...
    • 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;

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