Working for the railroad was not always about work. Here is the 1895 N&W General Office Building Baseball Team. Team members are from left to right: (front row) ? Coleman, Winfree Reed, Max Howe, and G.F. Butler; (middle row) Harry Moore, Garnet Junkin, George Bentley, and Dupuy Coleman; (back row) Tate Greer, Bob Ott, Julian Barksdale (manager), Arthur Woodson, and unidentified. The railroad sponsored baseball teams, bowling leagues, and even employee tennis tournaments during its history.
Images of Rail: Norfolk and Western Railway by Nelson Harris
Nelson Harris; Virginia Museum of Transportation
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