'Looking north into Virginia 237.8 miles above junction of New and Gauley Rivers. Virginia-North Carolina State line in immediate foreground; this is the second crossing of State line by New River. Cox ferry in center; foot of Buck Mountain in background. Taken about 11:30 a.m., April 27, 1932. All views are looking upstream unless otherwise noted. Mileage is by river above junction of New River with Gauley River to form Kanawha.'
'Looking south opposite mile 233 across Virginia-North Carolina line, which river crosses for third and fourth time about the middle of the picture. State line runs through island at right. Bridge on U.S. Highway No. 1 running south from Independence.'