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HNWR154

FILES

HNWR154.jpg

Dublin Core

Title

HNWR154

Description

Wreck at Powhatan, West Virginia. Notice the double-tracking in the image. Unfortunately, the development of adequate rail safety technology was years from completion, making railroading a dangerous profession.

Creator

unknown

Source

Images of Rail: Norfolk and Western Railway by Nelson Harris

Date

7 August 1904

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

HNWR154

Citation

unknown, “HNWR154,” Virginia Room Digital Collection, accessed October 28, 2020, http://www.virginiaroom.org/digital/document/HNWR154.