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View of Hawks Nest near Ansted.
View of Hawk's Nest Dam from Lover's Leap near Ansted on Route 60.
Hawk's Nest Dam as viewed from Hawks Nest Rock.
View from Hawk's Nest showing Lover's Leap on Route 60.
People looking at the aerial view of Hawk's Nest Rock and New River Canyon.
Pictured is the parking area and view of Hawk's Nest State Park on U.S. Route 60, Fayette County. From this station you can see the famous New River Canyon which is visited by thousands of persons each year.
People enjoying the scenic view of the mountains and the river from Hawk's Nest in Fayette County.
A view of the New River and rapids from Hawk's Nest in Fayette County.
Taken from Nature by Ed Beyer. Entered According to Act of Congress in the year 1857 by Ed Beyer in the Clerk's Office of the District of Virginia. From the Album of Virginia, illustrated by Ed Beyer in 1858. From the photo collection of Gerald W. Sutphin. Library of Congress Print and Photographic Section F34A, No. 34-12, No. 4387B.
Construction on the dam at Hawk's Nest.
'Hawks Nest Rock was so named because in earlier days fish hawks built their nets on this site.  The elevation of the rock above New River is 585 feet.  The elevation above sea level is 1270 ft.  The Dam below has been constructed in conjunction with a tunnel to divert a portion of New River for power creation purposes.  This tunnel beginning at the west end of the dam is approximately 3 miles long and has a fall of 160 ft. to create electric power, which is used for industrial purposes at Glen ferris and Alloy.  The railroad opposite is the main line of the Chesapeake and Ohio.'
'E. M. Bonner and Associates'
"Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1862 by J. Nep. Roesler in the clerk's office of the District Court of the Southern District of Ohio. Sketched from nature and drawn on stone by J. Nep. Roesler Corpl. Of Color Guard Comp. G 47th Regt. O.V.-U.S.A. Printed by Ehrgott, Forbriger & Co., Cincinnati."
"Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1862 by J. Nep. Roesler in the clerk's office of the District Court of the Southern District of Ohio. Sketched from nature and drawn on stone by J. Nep. Roesler Corpl. Of Color Guard Comp. G 47th Regt. O.V.-U.S.A. Printed by Ehrgott, Forbriger & Co., Cincinnati."
"Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1862 by J. Nep. Roesler in the clerk's office of the District Court of the Southern District of Ohio. Sketched from nature and drawn on stone by J. Nep. Roesler Corpl. Of Color Guard Comp. G 47th Regt. O.V.-U.S.A. Printed by Ehrgott, Forbriger & Co., Cincinnati."
Post card print showing bridge crossing the New River.
Caption on back of postcard reads: "Once called Marshall's Pillar for Chief Justice John Marshall who came here in 1812. Engineers declare the New River Canyon, 585 feet deep, surpasses the famed Royal Gorge. Tunnel for river makes vast water power here. On U.S. Route 60." Published by Genuine Curteich. (From postcard collection legacy system--subject.)
Scene at Hawks Nest State Park.