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HNWR074

FILES

HNWR074.jpg

Dublin Core

Title

HNWR074

Description

The Shenandoah Valley Railroad operated a 239-mile line from Hagerstown, Maryland to Roanoke, Virginia, which was completed in 1883. Norfolk & Western purchased the railroad in 1890. The Shenandoah Valley's president, Fredercik Kimball, would become one of N&W's early and most visionary presidents. In this photograph is Engine No. 42, a Class I 2-8-0.

Creator

unknown

Source

Images of Rail: Norfolk and Western Railway by Nelson Harris

Date

1884

Contributor

Nelson Harris; Virginia Museum of Transportation

Rights

Please contact the Virginia Room at 540.853.2073 for permission to use.

Format

Digital tiff

Type

Still Image

Identifier

HNWR074

Citation

unknown, “HNWR074,” Virginia Room Digital Collection, accessed March 29, 2020, http://www.virginiaroom.org/digital/document/HNWR074.