Cape Fear River, Waterfront, Champion Compress, Sprunt, Cotton, Shipping, Boats
This b&w image features two photographs of ships anchored in front of the Champion Cotton Compress in 1875 and 1912 taken from The City of Wilmington, The Metropolis and Port of North Carolina, Its Advantages and Interests.
North Carolina, New Hanover County, Rowan County, boats, waterways, Intracoastal, marshes, beaches
Hoover Lingle, left, and his wife Carolyn ply the shallow waters of a marshy area near Carolina Beach Inlet in their 400 horse power air boat, which they use for fishing. The couple lives in Salisbury and own a cottage at Carolina Beach.