Cape Fear River, Waterfront, Custom House, Steamer Wilmington, Masonic Temple, Post Office
This b&w image captures the Wilmington waterfront from the west side of the Cape Fear River--showing the old Custom House, Steamer Wilmington, Masonic Building and old tower of brownstone Post Office. The photograph was taken about 1910.
This b&w photograph captures Eagles Island, opposite Chestnut Street. Eagles Island causeway and ferry landing are at extreme left. Champion Compress (cotton) wharves are at right. The photograph was taken about 1935.
Cape Fear River, Waterfront, Mendota, McCulloch, Coast Guard, Cutters
This divided back postcard, dated about 1966, features an aerial photograph by Hugh Morton which captures the Cape Fear River and downtown Wilmington's waterfront. The U.S. Coast Guard Cutters Mendota and McCulloch are pictured.