Virginia Room Digital Collection

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The Virginia Room Digital Collection includes photographs, oral histories, books, pamphlets and finding aids to items in the Virginia Room. Continue to check back for new additions.

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One of the largest freight depots along the N&W line was in Roanoke. Today, the freight depot is home to the Virginia Museum of Transporation, wherein are housed many N&W artifacts and archival material, as well as some steam engines in the outdoor…

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The Transportation Museum in Wasena Park submerged in flood waters from the flood of 1985.

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Some of the exhibits at the Roanoke Transportation Museum in Wasena Park.

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N&W Class J 611 and N&W #6 on exhibit at the Roanoke Transportation Museum in Wasena Park.

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Visitors at the Roanoke Transportation Museum formerly located in Wasena Park. The museum opened in 1963.

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Replica of the "Best Friend of Charleston" at the opening of the Virginia Museum of Transportation (then Roanoke Transportation Museum) in Wasena Park.

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Replica of the "Best Friend of Charleston" at the opening of the Virginia Museum of Transportation (the Roanoke Transportation Museum) in Wasena Park.

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Children ride in model train once part of the Virginia Museum of Transportation (then Roanoke Transportation Museum) when it was located in Wasena Park.

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Lots for sale in front of the Norfolk & Western freight station on Norfolk Avenue.
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