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HNWR096

FILES

HNWR096.jpg

Dublin Core

Title

HNWR096

Description

Called a "vestibule car", this interior shot shows passenger seating in an 1892 coach. Notice the window shutters, ornate interior design, and fold-down seats. Despite its comfortable feel, early trains of this era were unsafe and not that pleasant compared with modern service.

Creator

unknown

Source

Images of Rail: Norfolk and Western Railway by Nelson Harris

Date

unknown

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

HNWR096

Citation

unknown, “HNWR096,” Virginia Room Digital Collection, accessed May 25, 2020, http://www.virginiaroom.org/digital/document/HNWR096.