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 SR 163 (5th Street). The 5th Street bridge over the James River appears in the distance. Photo taken 06/05/05.
9th Street
9th Street lowers toward the James Riverfront at Jefferson Street. Photo taken 06/05/05.
The Langley Fountain lies just east of Jefferson Street at the 9th Street Bridge pier. The pier dates from 18361; the fountain was added on August 20, 2004. Representing the highest fountain east of the Mississippi Rive, water shoots 190 feet into the air.2 Photo taken 06/05/05.
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9th Street climbs west from Jefferson Street to Monument Terrace. Photos taken 06/05/05.
9th Street ends at Church Street across from Monument Terrace. Lynchburg Courthouse lies on the hill top. Photo taken 06/05/05.
Church Street
Church Street (former U.S. 501 Alternate) south at 12th Street in Downtown Lynchburg. Photo taken 06/05/05.
Approaching Washington Street 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 south of 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.
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Main Street enters Downtown Lynchburg beyond 11th Street. Photos taken 06/05/05.

Sources:
  1. Old Lynchburg Area Rails. http://mysite.verizon.net/vze8au49/
  2. The Langley Fountain - Fountains on Waymarking.com.


Photo Credits:

06/05/05 by AARoads

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