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Haunting Images of 1865 Richmond Evacuation Fire

A friend shared the following movie short by Ken Hendricksen with me and I felt compelled to share it with our readers. Published on Jan 20, 2013, the movie short is a compilation of photographs illustrating the extent of the destruction of Richmond caused by the 1865 evacuation fire. The images are nothing

Manchester Mills & Pontoon Bridges

I don't know about you, but I think I prefer the Mayo Bridge thank you very much. I wouldn't be enthusiastic about trying to cross this James River pontoon bridge with a team of horses and a heavy load on a rough day. I wonder how much the toll was from the