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.
Atlantic Coast Line Railroad, N. Front Street, Red Cross Street
The General Offices and terminal of the railroad were in the 400-500 blocks of North Front Street. Taken from the intersection of Front and Red Cross, the photo documents Union Station. The concourse and clock tower are at center.
Photograph is an aerial view of the Bald Head Inn. Sandbags line the edge of the property to protect the Inn from the Atlantic Ocean. The Inn later lost it's battle to erosion and the structure was taken down.
Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, John D. Bellamy, tourist attractions, historical sites, antebellum architecture, gifts,
Picture taken at the corner of 5th and Market St on the Carolina Apts. side. The Kenan Plaza Fountain,in the intersection of 5th & Market St., was given to the city by William Rand Kenan Jr. in 1921. The Bellamy Mansion sits in the background...
Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, Historic district, historical houses, John D. Bellamy, slave quarters, museum, tourist attraction, antebellum architecture, tours
Photograph of the front of the Bellamy Mansion taken from across Market St. near the corner of 5th and Market St. House needs painting and repair work. A sign that says "Bellamy Mansion 1859 open" is attached to one of the large white colums near...