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    • Atlantic Coast Line train wreck

    • passenger cars, derailment, antique
    • Photograph is a view of an ACL train wreck showing a passenger car with wreckage on top and a disabled locomotive. Foreground shows show old cars and trucks including a pumper fire truck and an American Red Cross van (Regional Blood Center,...
    • View from Brunswick Side of River

    • Cape Fear River, steamer ships, exports, cotton, Alexander Sprunt & Sons
    • Slide taken from Brunswick side of river (Eagles Island), showing 3-4 Tramp Steamers, taking on cotton for export to Europe from Sprunt's. Also Clyde Line Steamer, Freight and Passenger, Atlantic Coast Line Railroad office buildings in background.
    • Audubon Trolley Station

    • Constructed to coincide with the development of the suburb Audubon, this is the only surviving passenger shelter of twenty stops on the electric trolley line between Wilmington and Wrightsville Beach. The line, owned and operated by the Tide Water...
    • William Dick House

    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for William Alexander Dick (1859-1922), chief passenger clerk for Atlantic Coast Line Railroad, real estate developer; and wife, Nellie Draper (1868-1947). Headquarters of the Arab Shrine Club of Wilmington...
    • View from Brunswick Side of River

    • Cape Fear River, exports, cotton, Alexander Sprunt & Sons, Atlantic Coast Line Rail Road, steamer ships
    • Slide taken from Brunswick side of river (Eagles Island), showing 3-4 Tramp Steamers, taking on cotton for export to Europe from Sprunt's. Also Clyde Line Steamer, Freight and Passenger. ACL (Atlantic Coast Line Railroad) office buildings in...
    • Hanover Seaside Club

    • Hanover Seaside Club members standing in front of their new clubhouse on Wrightsville Beach, NC. In 1897 in order to promote beach property and increase river passenger service, the New Hanover Transit Company offered ocean front lots in...
    • NCRPC0954

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching party for the S.S. Santa Barbara on Jan. 24, 1946. Pictured left to right are Phillip B. Iglehart, vice president of Grace Line, Inc.; Arthur C. Diehl, vice president of Naco Fertilizer Co.; Mr. Alan Corey, Jr.; Godfrey MacDonald,...
    • NCRPC0963

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • F.M. Rohrer; Miss Margaret Duffy, maid of honor; Godfrey MacDonald, passenger traffic manager; Miss Helen M. McGann, sponsor; P.F. Halsey; and W.S. McMahon prepare to witness the christening of the S.S. Santa Margarita on Mar. 1, 1946.
    • Cape Fear River View

    • North Carolina, Ships, New Hanover County, Ocean Liners, Businesses,Trains, Docks
    • An image taken from the Brunswick side of the river (on Eagles Island) looking toward Wilmington. Shows 3-4 tramp steamers taking on cotton from Sprunt's warehouse for export to Europe; and a Clyde Line steamer, (freight and passenger). The...
    • Philander Pearsall House

    • Queen Anne style house built on Sunset Hill for Philander Pearsall (1855-1937), native of Duplin County, wholesale grocer; and wife, Mary Moore Brown (1861-1952), native of West Virginia, civic leader. Purchased in 1944 by Elijah O. Hewlett...
    • NCRPC01841

    • North Carolina Shipbuilding Company
    • Launching party of the SS Santa Luisa on April 2, 1946 at the North Carolina Shipbuilding Company in Wilmington, NC. Hull number 242. Pictured left to right are: Mrs. Haskell Rhett, of Wilmington; Mr. Godfrey MacDonald, passenger and traffic...
    • Atlantic Coast Line Railroad.

    • Atlantic Coast Line Railroad, Train
    • Since the mid-nineteenth century, Wilmington had been a railroad town, beginning with the Wilmington & Weldon Railroad, which was organized in 1838, and reportedly was at one time, the longest railroad in the world. Some years later, that railroad...
    • James Francis Post

    • Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company; Winston-Salem Southbound Railway Company
    • Portrait of James Francis Post. James Francis Post (1881-1948) was born in Wilmington, NC. He was educated in the public schools of Wilmington and attended Cape Fear Academy. Post entered the railroad service in 1900 as secretary to Horace...
    • River Steamer - "A. P. Hurt"

    • Steamer, A. P. Hurt
    • Built in 1859-1860 by the shipbuilders Pusey & Jones of Wilmington, DE, the "Hurt" served as a troop transport for the Confederacy during the Civil War and a passenger and freight boat later, making trips between Wilmington and Fayetteville along...


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