Flooding on the James

Flooding on the James

The James River hit flood stage this week – 15.4 feet at USGS’s Westham gauge – but in comparison to Richmond’s flood-plagued past this round was rather run-of-the-mill. Still, as this last hurricane season showed us, floods are nothing to sneeze at....
Secrets of the James – James River Ferries

Secrets of the James – James River Ferries

Over the last century, most of the ferries on the James River have been replaced by a growing network of bridges and tunnels. Although these structures are remarkable feats of engineering, there’s still an air of romance to the old ferries and their crew, and plenty...