Atlas of Virginia Photo Collection
An Atlas of Virginia, second edition, was published by the Virginia Geographic Alliance in 2002.
It was produced by Laurence W. Carstensen, Robert W. Morrill, and Joseph D. Enedy of the Virginia Geographic Alliance and made possible by grants from the Virginia Geographic Alliance, the Virginia Department of Education, and the National Geographic Society. The following photographs appeared on a CD that accompanied the Atlas.
Major categories are set up as separate “albums,” available in the boxes below. You may view each album as a slideshow or as a set of thumbnails, which can be enlarged by clicking on the photo.
Archeologists uncover canal boat along waterway west of Richmond city
Remnant of canal boat
Lock on canal west of Richmond city
Canal lock along the James River west of Richmond city
Sign denoting the auto ferry crossing on the James River at Jamestown
The Pocahontas on the Jamestown-to-Scotland crossing of the James River
Preparing to unload vehicles from the ferry
Last vehicle off the Jamestown-to-Scotland ferry
Jamestown-to-Scotland ferry approaching Scotland landing
Coal train leaving southwest Virginia coalfields for the east coast
Railroad line west of Richmond city along the James River
Railroad line at the Fall Line of the James River near Richmond city
Multiple railroad tracks and coal trains in the coalfields of southwest Virginia
Metro train at Reagan International Airport with Washington Monument in background
Metro train at Washington’s Reagan International Airport
Virginia’s inland port at Front Royal
Lift moves containers from trucks to rail flat cars at Front Royal for trip to Hampton Roads container ship docks
Containers loaded on rail flat cars at Front Royal for trip to Hampton Roads container ship docks