Nelson County

Nelson County, highlighted in map of Virginia

Nelson County had few roads, but farmers could ship crops to market via railroad and river prior to the Civil War
Nelson County had few roads, but farmers could ship crops to market via railroad and river prior to the Civil War
Source: Library of Congress, A map of the state of Virginia by Herman Be (1826), updated by Lewis von Buchholtz (1859)

one white pince supplied all but eight boards used to build this side of the Saunders Brothers peach-packing shed near the Piney River
one white pince supplied all but eight boards used to build this side of the Saunders Brothers peach-packing shed near the Piney River

State Route 151 has become alcohol alley in Nelson County
State Route 151 has become "alcohol alley" in Nelson County

seven miles of the Virginia Blue Ridge Railway route is now a hiking/biking/horse trail along the Piney and Tye rivers
seven miles of the Virginia Blue Ridge Railway route is now a hiking/biking/horse trail along the Piney and Tye rivers

Hurricane Camille

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