Western North Carolina R.R.
|Title||Western North Carolina R.R. Scenery, "Land of the Sky"|
|Alt. Title||Western North Carolina Railroad Scenery: Land of the Sky|
|Creator||Western North Carolina Railroad Company|
|Subject Keyword||Asheville, NC ; travel and tourism ; Asheville, NC ; Land of the Sky ; Western North Carolina Railroad Scenery ; Round Knob ; 17 Points ; Glen Rock Hotel ; Battery Park Hotel ; Mt. Mitchell Hotel ; Swannanoa Tunnel ; Lick Log Tunnel ; Arch at Round Knob ;Royal Gorge ; Swannanoa Tunnel ; Hot Springs ; Alexanders ; Big Fill Trestle ; Unaka ; Peter's Rock ; Beaucatcher Mountain ; Swannanoa Hotel ; Lover's Leap ; Spring Creek Falls ; Mountain Island ; Black Mountain Station ; Richmond Hill ; French Broad ; Horse Cove ; Ravenels ; Mt. Whiteside ; The Bluffs ; Hickory Hotel, Hickory, NC ; Connalleys ; Deep Water Bridge ; Deep Water Island ; The Narrows ; Danville Railroad ;|
|Subject LCSH||Southern Railway (U.S.)
Railroads -- North Carolina -- History
Railroad travel -- North Carolina
North Carolina -- Description and travel
Resorts -- North Carolina
Tourism -- North Carolina
Battery Park Hotel (Asheville, N.C.)
Asheville (N.C.) -- History -- Pictorial works
Asheville (N.C.) -- Architecture
Mountains -- North Carolina -- Description and travel
North Carolina -- Social life and customs -- Pictorial works
Asheville (N.C.) -- Description and travel
|Publisher||[Portland, Me. : Chisholm Bros., 188-] ; [Digital Publisher] D.H. Ramsey Library, Special Collections, University of North Carolina at Asheville 28804|
Herbert Pelton, photographer
|Type||Source type: Photographs ; Text|
|Format||[digital] image/jpeg/text ; [book]12 folded leaves of plates : all ill., 1 map ; 25 x 16 cm|
|Source||SpecColl F261 .W4 1880|
|Relation||E.M. Ball Photographic Collection, UNCA ; Documenting the American South, Chapel Hill: Asheville -- the Ideal Autumn and Winter Resort City: Electronic Edition. Washington: Southern Railway (U.S.) Passenger Traffic Dept., 1900?. Documenting the American South, UNC Chapel Hill: Autumn and Winter in the Land of the Sky: Electronic Edition. Washington: Southern Railway (U.S.) Passenger Traffic Dept., 1915?|
|Coverage temporal||late 1800's/early 20th century|
|Coverage spatial||Asheville, NC|
|Rights||Any display, publication or public use
must credit D. H. Ramsey Library, Special Collections, University of
North Carolina at Asheville.
Copyright retained by the authors of certain items in the collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
|Donor||UNCA Special Collections Purchase|
|Description||A 13 page booklet published by the Southern Railway Company about major tourist attractions in western North Carolina. It contains illustrated reproductions of photographs taken by noted photographer Herbert W. Pelton and descriptions of many well-known landmarks in the region at the turn of the century.|
|Citation||Western North Carolina R.R. Scenery, "Land of the Sky", Portland, Me. : Chisholm Bros., 188-] D. H. Ramsey Library, Special Collections, University of North Carolina at Asheville 28804|
|Processed by||Special Collections staff, Erica Ojermark, 2003|
|Last update||2003-11-21 ; 2003-12-16|
|Cover||[Cover]: "North Carolina RR Scenery, 'Land of the Sky'|
|page 1||001||[4 illustrated images with captions]:
Hotel & Fountain at Round Knob, View Above Knob at 17 Points, Railroad at 6 Points, and Into the Blue Ridge.
|1||wncrr01a||Hotel & Fountain at Round Knob|
|1||wncrr01b||View Above Knob at 17 Points|
|1||wncrr01c||Railroad at 6 Points|
|1||wncrr01d||Into the Blue Ridge.|
|page 2||wncrr02||[6 illustrated images]:
Swannanoa Tunnel 1800 Feet, Lick Log Tunnel 562 Feet, Burgin Tunnel 552 Feet, View through the Arch at Round Knob, Royal Gorge, Water Divide from Swannanoa Tunnel.
|2||wncrr02a||Swannanoa Tunnel 1800 Feet|
|2||wncrr02b||Lick Log Tunnel 562 Feet|
|2||wncrr02c||Burgin Tunnel 552 Feet|
|2||wncrr02d||View through the Arch at Round Knob|
|wncrr02f||Water Divide from Swannanoa Tunnel.|
|page 3||wncrr03||[3 illustrated images]:
Big Fill Trestle from Below (with View From Rock Cut, Rock cut at Unaka, Peter's Rock) Asheville From Beaucatcher Mountain, and Swannanoa Hotel.
|3||wncrr03a||Big Fill Trestle from Below (with View From Rock Cut, Rock cut at Unaka, Peter's Rock)|
|3||wncrr03b||Asheville from Beaucatcher Mountain.|
|page 4||wncrr04||[5 illustrated images]:
R. R. Bridge 1.5 Miles Below Asheville, Pearsons Bridge Across French Broad 4 Miles Below Asheville, Hot Springs From Round Top, View Below Hot Springs, and View at Alexanders.
|4||wncrr04a||R. R. Bridge 1.5 Miles Below Asheville|
|4||wncrr04b||Pearson's Bridge Across French Broad 4 Miles Below Asheville|
|4||wncrr04c||Hot Springs From Round Top|
|4||wncrr04d||View Below Hot Springs|
|4||wncrr04e||View at Alexanders|
|page 5||wncrr05||[5 illustrated images]:
Paint Rock, Bridge Below Paint Rock, View From Summit Rock, Bailey's Bend French Broad and R. R. Bridge Near Marshall.
|5||wncrr05b||Bridge Below Paint Rock|
|5||wncrr05c||View From Summit Rock|
|5||wncrr05d||Bailey's Bend French Broad|
|5||wncrr05e||R. R. Bridge Near Marshall.|
|page 6||wncrr06||[5 illustrated images]:
Lover's Leap From Across the River, Spring Creek Falls, Mountain Island, Mt. Mitchell Hotel, Black Mountain Station, and French Broad From Richmond Hill.
|6||wncrr06a||Lover's Leap From Across the River||.|
|6||wncrr06b||Spring Creek Falls|
|6||wncrr06d||Mt. Mitchell Hotel, Black Mountain Station|
|6||wncrr06e||French Broad From Richmond Hill.|
|page 7||wncrr07||[4 illustrated images]:
[top] French Broad from Connalleys [sic] ; Deep Water Bridge and
Island ; The Narrows
|7||wncrr07a||French Broad from Connalleys [sic]|
|7||wncrr07c||Deep Water Bridge and Island|
|7||wncrr07d||Battery Park Hotel|
|page 8||wncrr08||[5 illustrated images]:
[lft.] View on French Broad, Above Hot Springs, and Hot Springs Hotel.
[rt.] View Below Bailey's Bend and Glen Rock Hotel.
|8||wncrr08a||View on French Broad, Above Hot Springs, and Hot Springs Hotel.|
|8||wncrr08b||View Below Bailey's Bend|
|8||wncrr08c||Glen Rock Hotel|
|page 9||wncrr09||[3 illustrated images]:
Horse Cove From Ravenels, Mt. Whiteside Looking East, and The Bluffs (On French Broad)
|9||wncrr09a||Horse Cove From Ravenels|
|9||wncrr09b||Mt. Whiteside Looking East|
|9||wncrr09c||The Bluffs (On French Broad)|
|page 10||wncrr10||[3 illustrated images]: Above the Clouds, Boating on the Swannanoa, and Hickory Inn, Hickory N.C.|
|10||wncrr10a||Above the Clouds|
|10||wncrr10b||Boating on the Swannanoa|
|10||wncrr10c||Hickory Inn, Hickory N.C.|
|page 11||wncrr11||[3 illustrated images]:
Modern Agriculture, Blond Donkey and A Mountain Home.
|11||wncrr11c||A Mountain Home.|
|page 12||wncrr12||[5 illustrated images]:
Scenes from Real Life
[clockwise from top]: Taking a Rest ; Uncle Tom's Cabin ; The 'New South' ; A Mountain Team ; Native Cabin.
|12||wncrr12a||Taking a Rest|
|12||wncrr12b||Uncle Tom's Cabin|
|12||wncrr12c||A Mountain Team. Scenes From Real Life|
|wncrr12e||The 'New South|
|page 13||wncrr13||An illustrated map of Richmond and Danville Railroad and Connections.|