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Belle Isle and Falls of James River, Richmond, Va.

Belle Isle and Falls of James River, Richmond, Va.

Description: On this island the Confederacy established its largest military prison. Federal prisoners being housed in tents, surrounded by a stockade. Now occupied by the O. D. Iron & Nail Works. The granite formation of the island affords material for the operation of expensive stone crushing plants. In the distance and on the opposite side of the river is presented a view of Manchester, a thriving City, connected with Richmond by numerous bridges.

Manufacturer: Southern Bargain House, Richmond, Va.

Date Postmarked: 1910

Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as a source is requested.

Reference URL: dig.library.vcu.edu/u?/postcard,332

Collection: Rarely Seen Richmond: Early twentieth century Richmond as seen through vintage postcards

Posted by VCU Libraries Commons on 2015-03-16 20:39:30

Tagged: , VCU Libraries , VCU digital collections

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