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HNWR147

FILES

HNWR147.jpg

Dublin Core

Title

HNWR147

Description

One of N&W's largest freight stations was in Roanoke. Depicted are unidentified freight station employees. The average annual wage for railroad workers in America at the turn of the century was $740, much higher than the average American wage.

Creator

unknown

Source

Images of Rail: Norfolk and Western Railway by Nelson Harris

Date

1901

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

HNWR147

Citation

unknown, “HNWR147,” Virginia Room Digital Collection, accessed June 1, 2020, http://www.virginiaroom.org/digital/document/HNWR147.