Charleston Skyline in 1901 (Top) and 1951 (Bottom,) Charleston, W. Va.

Identifier:
005474
Collection Number:
A&M 1561, Roy Bird Cook Collection
Title:
Charleston Skyline in 1901 (Top) and 1951 (Bottom,) Charleston, W. Va.
Date:
1901, 1951
Description:
"The Charleston skyline as it appeared at the time the Kanawha Banking [and] Trust Company began business-in 1901. Note the old capitol in the center background and the ferry landing before the C [and] O bridge was built"; In the bottom picture, "modern Charleston as it appears today. Front street has become Kanawha Boulevard and towering skyscrapers fill the landscape. The Kanawha Banking [and] Trust Company building appears at the left beyond the Union building."
Subjects:
Cities--Charleston., Scenes and Views.
Geographic:
Charleston (W. Va.)
Acquisition Method:
Acquired
Medium:
print
Projects:
West Virginia History OnView