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    • View of Downtown Wilmington from Belville, NC

    • Belville, Brunswick County, North Carolina, advertisements, businesses, historic buildings, churches, Cape Fear River,filling stations,vehicles
    • Shows traffic heading towards downtown Wilmington on the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge. The skylight of the city shows multiple church steeples, rooftops of houses and some businesses. On the Belville side a sign advertises Orton Motel & restaurant,...
    • Waterfront - Cape Fear River - Wilmington.

    • Waterfront, Cape Fear River, Freighter, American Molasses Terminal, Tidewater Gas Works, Castle Street
    • A molasses freighter is tied up at the American Molasses Terminal. The three smoke stacks of the Tidewater Gas Works at the foot of Castle Street, can be seen at left.
    • Milford Gordon Welsh

    • Electric utilities
    • Portrait of Milford Gordon Welsh. Milford Gordon Welsh (1886-unknown) was born in Kentucky. He moved to Wilmington, NC in 1926 to take a position as Superintendent of the Gas Department at the Tide Water Power Company. Welsh was known as one of...
    • Carolina Beach - Street scene.

    • Carolina Beach, Pure Oil, Gas Station
    • Pure Oil station. Carolina Beach is located on the Federal Point peninsula, bounded on the west by the Cape Fear River, and on the east and south by the Atlantic Ocean. An attempt was made to settle the area in the early 1880s by Joseph Winner...
    • Rev. D. J. Sanders

    • African American Newspapers; African American Churches
    • Rev. D. J. Sanders Rev. D. J. Sanders (1845? -1907) became the pastor of the Chestnut Street Presbyterian church on May 15, 1874, a small Carpenter Gothic and Italianate style church with a African-American congregation, that still stands on...
    • Crossing the Cape Fear River

    • Cape Fear River, Ferry, Gasoline Launch, Boats
    • This b&w photograph captures a ferry crossing the Cape Fear River. The man standing near the stern is William Jones. Jones and his son ran the ferry for owner, Oscar Durant. The gas launch was called, "The Mary."
    • Molasses Freighter

    • Cape Fear River, Waterfront, Molasses, Freighter, American Molasses Terminal, Castle Street, Tide Water Gas Works
    • This b&w photograph captures a molasses freighter is tied up at the American Molasses Terminal.
    • Tide Water Power Company

    • power companies, Tide Water
    • An unidentified man stands in front of the Tide Water Power Company building on 217-221 Princess Street, Wilmington, N.C. in 1922. The TWPC was a gas and electric service and Street railways company. A. E. Fitkin of New York, NY was president from...
    • North Third Street - 100 block - Looking north.

    • N. Third Street, Sorosis, MacMillan and Cameron Garage
    • MacMillan and Cameron Garage (automotive company) is at left center, showing its battery and electrical services section. Early gas pumps are closer to the corner. On the right is the North Carolina Sorosis Clubhouse, before brick was added to its...
    • Bradley-Latimer Summer House

    • Greek Revival style house built for Richard Bradley, Jr. (1811-1892), first commodore of the Carolina Yacht Club and partner in a Savannah lumber mill; and wife, Sarah Jane Williams (1815-1898). Purchased in 1855 by Zebulon Latimer (1810-1881),...
    • Waterfront between Castle and Wooster Streets

    • Cape Fear River, Waterfront, Freighter, Wooster Street, Castle Street, Ships, Boats
    • This b&w photographs captures ships along the waterfront between Castle and Wooster Streets. Also shown are the Clyde Steamship Line terminal, American Molasses terminal and the Wilmington Gaslight Company (later the Tide Water Gas Company) plant.


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