Norfolk Landmark, March 1, 1907


Transportation -- Railroad - WrecksInfrastructure -- Commercial - Real estateForests -- Timber rightsTransportation -- Railroad - ConstructionArchitecture -- Courthouses

Eastville, Va., February 28 -- There was a wreck of six freight cars at Melfa station in lower Accomack yesterday at an early hour. No one was hurt, and the wreckage has been cleared away.

The Alex. Moore place, between here and Cobb's Station, has been sold to Mrs. James Driscoll for the sum of $3,300. There are seventy-three acres in the tract, and it is a nice truck farm.

Mr. R. Fulton Powell has sold to Messrs. Beacher & Barr a body of timber land near Cobb's Station, for the sum of $3,750.

It seems that the proposed trolley line from Onancock to Wachapreague and Drummondtown will soon be built. Meetings have been held for the purpose of organizing the company, and solicitors are now getting up the stock subscriptions.

The old brick store in this place, built some 220 years ago and used as the county court house for more than a hundred years, is being remodeled so as to be made into a convenient store. The house had been changed from its original form some sixty years ago, but it still preserves its unique and ancient aspect, and has been an object of much interest to all visitors.

Norfolk Landmark
Norfolk, Virginia
March 1, 1907