Penn Virginia Corporation photograph collection

About this collection

Incorporated in 1882 as the Virginia Coal & Iron Company, the Penn Virginia Corporation began as a large south Appalachian coal and land company. The collection has not been digitized in its entirety. The online collection is a curated selection of items consisting largely of glass plate negatives which depict the McCorkle Lumber Co. and its activities, a limestone quarry, a Civilian Conservation Corps camp, and the Interstate Railroad in Andover, Virginia. Click here for a detailed description of the Penn Virginia Corporation photograph collection.

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Lumber yard, likely in Virginia
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Penn Virginia Corporation photograph collection (Accession 1993.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Drilling rig on Guest River, Virginia
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Penn Virginia Corporation photograph collection (Accession 1993.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Interstate train and bridge over Powell River, Virginia
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Penn Virginia Corporation photograph collection (Accession 1993.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Interstate Rail Road building at Andover, Virginia
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Penn Virginia Corporation photograph collection (Accession 1993.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Train yard at Andover, Virginia
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Penn Virginia Corporation photograph collection (Accession 1993.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Train yard at Andover, Virginia
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Penn Virginia Corporation photograph collection (Accession 1993.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Interstate yards at Andover, Virginia
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Penn Virginia Corporation photograph collection (Accession 1993.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Housing for railroad workers in Andover, Virginia
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Penn Virginia Corporation photograph collection (Accession 1993.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Housing for railroad workers in Andover, Virginia
Owned by Virginia Coal & Iron; Leased to Interstate Railroad., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Penn Virginia Corporation photograph collection (Accession 1993.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
McCorkle Lumber Co. yard, showing poplar board 44 in. wide
Likely in Virginia, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Penn Virginia Corporation photograph collection (Accession 1993.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
McCorkle Lumber Co. yard, likely in Virginia
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Penn Virginia Corporation photograph collection (Accession 1993.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
McCorkle Lumber Co. yard, likely in Virginia
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Penn Virginia Corporation photograph collection (Accession 1993.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Logs, likely in Virginia
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Penn Virginia Corporation photograph collection (Accession 1993.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Logs on Virginia Coal and Iron Company property
Used in 1934 Annual Report for the Virginia Coal & Iron Company, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Penn Virginia Corporation photograph collection (Accession 1993.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Logs on Virginia Coal and Iron Company property
Used in 1934 Annual Report for the Virginia Coal & Iron Company, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Penn Virginia Corporation photograph collection (Accession 1993.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Sawmill of the Virginia Coal and Iron Company
Used in 1935 Annual Report for the Virginia Coal & Iron Company, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Penn Virginia Corporation photograph collection (Accession 1993.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Lumber yard, likely in Virginia
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Penn Virginia Corporation photograph collection (Accession 1993.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Lumber yard, likely in Virginia
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Penn Virginia Corporation photograph collection (Accession 1993.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Conveyor at sawmill, likely in Virginia
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Penn Virginia Corporation photograph collection (Accession 1993.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Lumber, likely in Virginia
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Penn Virginia Corporation photograph collection (Accession 1993.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Largest poplar tree on Virginia Coal and Iron Company's property on the Pound River in Virginia
On South Fork of Pound River, circumference 19 1/2 feet, height 108 ft. of clear body; estimated to cut 21,930 feet of lumber., Used in book 'The Story of the Virginia Coal and Iron Company 1882 - 1945' (call number HL TN805 Z6V8), [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Penn Virginia Corporation photograph collection (Accession 1993.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Largest poplar tree on Virginia Coal and Iron Company's property on the Pound River in Virginia
Men standing near large trees, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Penn Virginia Corporation photograph collection (Accession 1993.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Poplar tree on Virginia Coal and Iron Company's property on the Pound River in Virginia
Men standing near large trees, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Penn Virginia Corporation photograph collection (Accession 1993.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Largest poplar tree on Virginia Coal and Iron Company's property on the Pound River in Virginia
Men standing near large trees, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Penn Virginia Corporation photograph collection (Accession 1993.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Trees on Virginia Coal and Iron Company's property on the Pound River in Virginia
Men standing near large trees, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Penn Virginia Corporation photograph collection (Accession 1993.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Large poplar trees on Virginia Coal and Iron Company's property on the Pound River in Virginia
Men standing near large trees, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Penn Virginia Corporation photograph collection (Accession 1993.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Large poplar trees on Virginia Coal and Iron Company's property on the Pound River in Virginia
Men standing near large trees, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Penn Virginia Corporation photograph collection (Accession 1993.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Large poplar tree on Virginia Coal and Iron Company's property on the Pound River in Virginia
Men standing near large trees, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Penn Virginia Corporation photograph collection (Accession 1993.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Poplar tree lumber on the way to the mill, likely in Virginia
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Penn Virginia Corporation photograph collection (Accession 1993.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Fire tower, likely in Virginia
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Penn Virginia Corporation photograph collection (Accession 1993.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Camp John Fox Jr. for CCC
Civilian Conservation Corps camp in Big Stone Gap, Virginia, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Penn Virginia Corporation photograph collection (Accession 1993.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
CCC camp 1934 Annual Report
Civilian Conservation Corps camp in Big Stone Gap, Virginia, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Penn Virginia Corporation photograph collection (Accession 1993.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Limestone quarry, likely in Virginia
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Penn Virginia Corporation photograph collection (Accession 1993.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Tip house and crusher, 1896
Woodcut from Big Stone Gap Post 'First permanent tipple at Stonega', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Penn Virginia Corporation photograph collection (Accession 1993.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Big Stone Gap, Virginia residence built for J.K. Taggart in 1892
Big Stone Gap, Virginia, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Penn Virginia Corporation photograph collection (Accession 1993.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Coal openings, The Virginia Coal and Iron Company
Woodcut from Big Stone Gap Post 'First mine openings at Stonega, about 1891', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Penn Virginia Corporation photograph collection (Accession 1993.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Stonega Coke and Coal Co. shop and filling station Big Stone Gap, Virginia
Big Stone Gap, Virginia, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Penn Virginia Corporation photograph collection (Accession 1993.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Lower battery of 100 ovens
Woodcut from Big Stone Gap Post 'First battery of coke ovens, 1896', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Penn Virginia Corporation photograph collection (Accession 1993.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Fire tower, Virginia Coal & Iron Co.
Likely in Virginia, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Penn Virginia Corporation photograph collection (Accession 1993.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Fire tower, Virginia Coal & Iron Co.
Likely in Virginia, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Penn Virginia Corporation photograph collection (Accession 1993.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807