Elk River Bridge

Vivian Roland explains how cars and buggies forded the river at the low water mark. Ann Smith recalls her father “gravelling,” or hunting for fish with his hands and a hook. Virginia Harwell remembers the old wooden bridge and the sound of horses clopping across.

Wooden Bridge over the Elk River

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First Elk River Bridge

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Elk River from Bridge

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Merrell and Ann Smith on Elk River Bridge

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Iron and Modern Bridge in Elkton

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Vivian Roland Spring Street and Sand Bar Crossing

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Ann Smith Gravelling on the Elk River

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Virginia Harwell Wooden Bridge

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Virginia Harwell Babcock Buggy

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Virginia Harwell Horse and Buggy

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