Lynchburg Street Scenes

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A look at various street scenes in and around downtown Lynchburg.

7th Street
7th Street eastbound at Commerce Street. Commerce Street connects with Virginia 163 (5th Street). The 5th Street bridge over the James River lies in the background. 7th Street passes over a Norfolk Southern Railroad and Blackwater Creek before reaching the river side. Photo taken 06/05/05.
9th Street
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9th Street leads toward the river front from Commerce Street. The Langley Fountain shoots water into the air from the original 9th Street Bridge pier. The pier dates from 18361, the fountain was added on August 20, 2004. Water shoots 190 feet into the air, the highest fountain east of the Mississippi River.2 Photos taken 06/05/05.
9th Street westbound at Jefferson Street. Visible along the hill above is Monument Terrace. Photo taken 06/05/05.
Ascending from the James River front along 9th Street west at Commerce Street. Photo taken 06/05/05.
9th Street ends at Church Street across from Monument Terrace. Lynchburg Courthouse resides on the hill top. Photo taken 06/05/05.
Church Street
Church Street (former U.S. 501 Alternate) southbound at 12th Street in downtown Lynchburg. 12th Street used to carry U.S. 501 Alternate west. Photo taken 06/05/05.
Approaching Washington and U.S. 29 Business (Lynchburg Expressway) along Church Street southbound in Lynchburg. Photo taken 06/05/05.
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Church Street defaults onto U.S. 29 Business (Lynchburg Expressway) south beyond Pearl Street. Pearl Street east to Main Street leads to a loop ramp for U.S. 29 Business north to Madison Heights. Photos taken 06/05/05.
Commerce Street
Commerce Street south at 7th Street in downtown Lynchburg. Photo taken 06/05/05.
Jefferson Street
Jefferson Street traveling south from 9th Street in downtown Lynchburg. Photo taken 06/05/05.
Main Street
Traveling north along Main Street between the Lynchburg Expressway and Pearl Street. Washington Street connects Main Street with Concord Turnpike along the James River at the next signal. Photo taken 06/05/05.
Main Street north at 12th Street. 12th Street west and Main Street north to Rivermont Avenue represent the original alignment of U.S. 501, and U.S. 501 Alternate after 1937.1 Photo taken 06/05/05.
Entering downtown Lynchburg on Main Street north at 11th Street. Photo taken 06/05/05.
Northbound Main Street between 10th and 9th Streets in downtown Lynchburg. Photo taken 06/05/05.

Sources:

  1. Old Lynchburg Area Rails.
  2. The Langley Fountain - Fountains on Waymarking.com.


Photo Credits:

06/05/05 by AARoads

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Page Updated 03-11-2010.