Category Archives: Slate River

Scottsville – June 21, 2017 – Photos by Polly Wooldridge.

The batteaux floated between Howardsville and Scottsville on Wednesday. Ms. Polly Wooldridge was there and sent the photos above to share! Thanks Polly! Thursday the batteaux go to Slate River. If you are going, please be aware that the site … Continue reading

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JRBF-2016-Scottsville to Slate River

Photos above from the Hardware River boat ramp which is between Scottsville and Slate River. Thursday morning in Scottsville was very wet as a big storm hit during the early hours. Rain continued to fall during the morning while the … Continue reading

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Slate River site report from photographer Doug Berry.

What the hey?  I don’t even know where I am.  I think about six of those trains in Scottsville ran over my SUV in the middle of the night.  (The first train that came by, I woke up and thought … Continue reading

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Slate River site of the JRBF is tonight’s Fesitval stop.

Please be sure and go to the Slate River site of the JRBF. The two home batteaux for this site, The Slate River and the Spirit of Buckingham welcome you! Please send photos and account of the river.

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Slate River – Thursday Night – JRBF News – 6-21-12

The new Batteau “Slate River” arriving first at the Slate River Site Thursday afternoon.  Photos from Slate River: The Slate River site of the 2012 James River Batteau Festival was in one word, HOT. Jeff Taylor laid back in a … Continue reading

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Batteau “Slate River” Floating – almost complete

From Randy Waycaster, Capt. of the batteau “Slate River”. The boat has been in the pond for almost a month and a half, but we pulled it out last week to complete the cap-boards and front/rear decks.  Sweep brackets and … Continue reading

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