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    • Isabel Holmes

    • Bridges; Women; North Carolina. Department of Transportation
    • Photograph of Isabel Stellings Holmes (1925-1978) and Dr. W. A. Hoover, Sr. Isabel Stellings Holmes was the Deputy Secretary of the North Carolina Department of Transportation. The bridge over the Northeast Cape Fear River was re-named the Isabel...
    • Wrightsville Beach.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Beaches, Banks Channel, Race
    • A crowd gathers to watch races in Banks Channel. Wrightsville Beach was named for Joshua Grainger Wright (1758-1811) who owned a vast amount of acreage along the sounds and the coast. The beach is a part of the North Carolina Banks, a chain of...
    • Fishing pier at Wrightsville Beach.

    • Wrightsville Beach, Beaches, Piers, Fishing
    • Fishermen display their catches at an ocean pier. From the fishermen's clothing, it appears to be in the late fall, when blue fish are usually abundant in the surf. Wrightsville Beach was named for Joshua Grainger Wright (1758-1811) who owned a...
    • Brush Cutter

    • Railroads, New Hanover County, NC
    • A CSX Transportation Inc. bush cutter makes its way up the tracks that parallel Blue Clay Road Tuesday afternoon. The spider-like contraption uses blades on long metal arms to trim foliage off the right-of-way on and near the tracks.
    • Bus Station

    • Transportation, Wilmington, NC
    • Brenda Brown (right), keeps her daughter Kim McShane (left), company as they wait for Kim's bus to New Bern to arrive.
    • Northwest Cape Fear River Bridge.

    • Northwest Cape Fear Bridge, Bridges
    • Northwest Cape Fear River Bridge during construction On December 10, 1929, the twin bridges over the Northeast and Northwest Cape Fear River were opened to traffic. They replaced ferries, which had been the only mode of transportation across the...
    • Helen Farrington

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    • Helen Farrington of Winston Salem standing next to a Vietnam War memorial replica on display at the U.S. Army transportation terminal during the July 4 Southport Celebration July 5th, 1999. What is now known as the North Carolina 4th of July...
    • Tandy P. Carter

    • Police; African American--History
    • Tandy P. Carter, guest speaker at the Black History Month Commemorative program at the 597th Army Transportation Terminal in Southport, NC. Tandy P. Carter (1954- ) was the Deputy Chief of Police in Wilmington from 1998 to 2003. He served in the...
    • Gene Motley

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    • Gene Motley serving as guest speaker at the Sunny Point Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration, 597th U.S. Army Transportation Terminal Southport, NC. Gene Motley was the Sports Director at WWAY-TV3 in Wilmington, NC. He worked at the station...
    • David Jones

    • Jones, David L.; Mayors
    • David Jones, Mayor of Wilmington, at the 597th U. S. Army Transportation Terminal, Southport, NC (Possible Maritime Day celebration). David L. Jones (1935- ) is a small business owner and well-respected community leader. He was the Mayor of...
    • Southport Street View

    • automobiles, transportation, Brunswick County
    • A Street scene of Southport showing homes and businesses. A horse and buggy and several old trucks are seen on the unpaved Street. A water tower is viewed over the trees in the background. Utility poles are on the corners of the road.
    • Colonel Doz Packett

    • Fort Bragg Military Installation (N.C.)
    • Colonel Doz Packett, commander of 229th Aviation, Fort Bragg, NC, visitng Sunny Point, NC. Military Ocean Terminal Sunny Point in Southport is the largest ammunition port in the nation. It is the Army's primary east coast deep-water port, run by...
    • Northwest Cape Fear River Bridge.

    • Northwest Cape Fear River Bridge, Bridges
    • Looking southwest shortly after its completion in 1929. On December 10, 1929, the twin bridges over the Northeast and Northwest Cape Fear River were opened to traffic. They replaced ferries, which had been the only mode of transportation across...
    • Northwest Cape Fear River Bridge.

    • Northwest Cape Fear River Bridge, Bridges, Point Peter
    • View from the bridge looking southeast toward Wilmington waterfront and the confluence of the Northeast and Northwest branches of the river. Point Peter is on the left and Eagles Island to the right. On December 10, 1929, the twin bridges over the...

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