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Pocahontas: 1907

Pocahontas: 1907

Newport News, Virginia, circa 1907. "C.&O. (Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company) piers. Sidewheeler ferry Pocahontas." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

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