Where we met for drinks and dinner
1848 Grace St. -- The old family home
The Jefferson Hotel - Where Al & Eve's wedding reception was held. Al said, "Those were strange and wonderful times; th
Another quick shot of the Jefferson as we drove past.
A convergance of bridges (train, auto (Lee) and pedestrian). The foot bridge is from near the Tredagar Iron Works over to Belle
Al was fascinated by the pedestrian bridge as it may be relevant to a Rails to Trails project he's working on.
More of the foot bridge to Belle Isle.
Gambell's Hill - Tredegar Iron works in the foreground, Ethyl Corp in the background
Richmond Cityscape - again, Tredegar in the foreground and downtown in the background
Gambell's Hill area
Footpath to Belle Isle
View down 4th Street
Fourth Street. Al's first years were in an apartment here (since razed and rebuilt as the Ethyl corporation)
Cobblestone walk down gambell's hill. Al remembers being put on a bike and pushed down this before learning how to ride. I guess
View of WWII memorial from Gambell's hill. Al says he took Eve there on a date.
Al on the walkway on Gambell's hill. He remembers "Mr. Mac"'s bench about here. A bald retiree with a railroad watch.
View from Gambell's hill.
Down from Gambell's hill was a train yard near Tredegar Iron Works
The current owner of Gambell's hill.
Cross commemorating something to do with John Smith. Just down the hill from the 4th st. location toward downtown.
downtown flood walls
Lock system into the now un-used James river canal. Al's sea scout ship used to travel the canal and into the James
no-longer used RR bridge over no-longer used canal (damn highways! ;-)
lock before the James
Doing some work on a moored boat (ship?)