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HNWR179

FILES

HNWR179.jpg

Dublin Core

Title

HNWR179

Description

An interior view of a N&W passenger coach. Notice the oil lamps. Although beautiful design features, these lamps would often shatter during an accident, spilling their fuel into the car. Resultant fires sometimes killed more passengers than the accidents themselves.

Creator

unknown

Source

Images of Rail: Norfolk and Western Railway by Nelson Harris

Date

Circa 1890s

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

HNWR179

Citation

unknown, “HNWR179,” Virginia Room Digital Collection, accessed July 8, 2020, http://www.virginiaroom.org/digital/document/HNWR179.