The Powhatan Arrow boasted the finest passenger service amenities when introduced, including a tavern-lounge car. Here the Arrow moves from Roanoke to Bluefield and was photographed at Singer, Virginia. The round-end tavern car, No. 581, allowed the Arrow to truly be considered as a "streamliner".
Images of Rail: Norfolk and Western Railway by Nelson Harris
8 December 1949
Nelson Harris; Virginia Museum of Transportation
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