North River Navigation Company
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Boats Beyond the Blue Ridge. The North River Canal Connected Lexington with Richmond and Benefited the Economy of Rockbridge County, but It Did Not Prove Profitable to the the Investors Who Financed It. By Elizabeth Dabney Coleman and W. Edwin Hemphill. Virginia Cavalcade. Spring 1954
File — Container: Box 22, Folder: 10
Dates: Majority of material found within 1609 - 2016
Scope and Contents This collection consists of an early 1850s contractor's proposal for the construction of dams, guards, and locks - numbers one through four, on the North River (now Maury River) in Rockbridge County, Virginia. It is a printed form with hand written details including a projected project completion date of 1857. The proposal is signed by canal contractor Benjamin J. Jordan, Rockbridge County, Va. The second item is a four page report and cost estimate on the potential for constructing one of the...
Dates: 1852; 1850 - 1857