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HNWR194

FILES

HNWR194.jpg

Dublin Core

Title

HNWR194

Description

Norfolk & Western's passenger service ceased in 1971. Here is the Pocahontas on her last run, traveling eastbound at Blue Ridge, Virginia. An estimated 100,000 spectators lined the route to catch a glimpse of a passing era.

Creator

unknown

Source

Images of Rail: Norfolk and Western Railway by Nelson Harris

Date

1 May 1971

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

HNWR194

Citation

unknown, “HNWR194,” Virginia Room Digital Collection, accessed July 8, 2020, http://www.virginiaroom.org/digital/document/HNWR194.