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Marker detail: Aerial view, about 1953 & Looking South on Jefferson Street
Photographer: Norfolk and Western Railway/Kenneth L. Miller Collection
Caption: Marker detail: Aerial view, about 1953 & Looking South on Jefferson Street
Additional Description: Top: This aerial view, about 1953, gives the viewer some idea of the layout of North Jefferson and the area around it. (1) is the approximate location of the viewer (2) General Office Building-South, built 1896 (3) General Office Building-North, built 1931 (4) Stone Printing Company (5) Hotel Roanoke (6) N&W Passenger Station
Bottom: Looking South on Jefferson Street. This was once a busy pedestrian and traffic crossing. The Railway Express Agency truck at left was once as common a sight as Fed Ex and UPS trucks are today.
Submitted: May 31, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
Database Locator Identification Number: p477335
File Size: 2.994 Megabytes

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