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The N&W passenger station at Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

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Shown here is the back, lower level of the Roanoke passenger station three years before the Raymond Loewy renovation.

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Taken from the Roanoke passenger station, this photograph shows the Birmingham Special in the background and the Pocahontas in the foreground..

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This view shows the early Roanoke passenger station (center),the N&W office building (center right), and the Hotel Roanoke (right).

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For many years, Salem had also benefited from passenger service provided by the Virginian Railroad. Virginian passenger service in Salem ended in 1954, five years prior to its merger with the N&W.

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Passenger service at the Salem depot ended on April 30, 1965. On that day, YWCA kindergartners boarded the Powhatan Arrow for a trip to Christiansburg. That same year, the N&W donated the station to the town of Salem.

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The N&W Railway donated and created a park near the passenger station in 1933 at College Avenue and 8th Street. The park was one of several that were developed in Salem during that time period.

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The passenger station hosted a prominent visitor on October 19, 1934, when President Franklin Roosevelt came to dedicate the new Veterans’ Hospital. After the ceremony, the President came to Salem where he was escorted by Salem’s mayor and a cadre…

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The Norfolk & Western Passenger Station was built in 1907. It is now home to the O. Winston Link Museum and History Museum of Western Virginia.

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"Norfolk & Western Train Station, Roanoke, Virginia."

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"Roanoke, Virginia - The Star City of the South. This city is headquarters of America's most prosperous railroad, the Norfolk & Western, and located here are its shops and offices. Today, Roanoke is a beautiful city - replete with fine schools and…

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"Norfolk & Western Station from Auditorium, Roanoke, Virginia."

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"Norfolk & Western Station, Roanoke, Virginia."

PC 122.22 Norfolk & Western Depot.jpg
"Norfolk & Western Railroad Depot, Roanoke, Virginia."

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"Norfolk & Western Depot, Roanoke, Virginia."

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"Depot, Norfolk & Western Offices and Hotel Roanoke, Roanoke, Virginia."
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