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Historical Bristol Photos — State Street, Front Street (from Peyton Boyd)

January 20, 2010

Bernard Forrest Berens, grandfather of Peyton Boyd, a local architect and member of the Believe in Bristol Board of Directors, moved to Bristol from Philadelphia around 1900 to work for the Norfolk and Western Railway; he would have been in his early twenties. He developed and printed his own photos, which have been scanned.

  • State Street, Bristol, TN in the 1900s (credit: Bernard Forrest Berens via Peyton Boyd)
    State Street, Bristol, TN in the 1900s (credit: Bernard Forrest Berens via Peyton Boyd)
  • Front Street, Bristol, TN in the 1900s (credit: Bernard Forrest Berens via Peyton Boyd)
    Front Street, Bristol, TN in the 1900s (credit: Bernard Forrest Berens via Peyton Boyd)
  • Front Street, Bristol, TN in the 1900s (credit: Bernard Forrest Berens via Peyton Boyd)
    Front Street, Bristol, TN in the 1900s (credit: Bernard Forrest Berens via Peyton Boyd)