Claytor Lake

the dam that created Claytor Lake was built between 1937-1939
the dam that created Claytor Lake was built between 1937-1939
Source: Virginia State Parks, Claytor Lake State Park Virtual History Tour

Claytor Lake was created by damming the New River at Radford
Claytor Lake was created by damming the New River at Radford
Source: Virginia State Parks, Claytor Lake State Park Virtual History Tour

opening the gates at Claytor Lake dam in 1940
opening the gates at Claytor Lake dam in 1940
Source: Virginia State Parks, Claytor Lake State Park Virtual History Tour

Lowman's Ferry across the New River was replaced by a bridge to carry State Route 672 across Claytor Lake (ferry pier is in lower left)
Lowman's Ferry across the New River was replaced by a bridge to carry State Route 672 across Claytor Lake (ferry pier is in lower left)
Source: Virginia State Parks, Claytor Lake State Park Virtual History Tour

Lowman's Ferry Bridge, today
Lowman's Ferry Bridge, today
Source: Virginia State Parks, Claytor Lake State Park Virtual History Tour

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