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[folio icon]Railroad (12555 image records)
[folio icon]Norfolk and Western Historical Photograph Collection (10522 image records)
These images are available in TIF format (300 dpi only) unless otherwise noted. Collection contains ca. 10,000 photographic images taken by the Norfolk and Western Railway''s Public Relations Department. Subjects include locomotives; cars; coal mines; stations; cities and towns; Roanoke, Virginia; farm scenes; resorts; train wrecks; colleges and universities; group and individual portraits; and caves and caverns. Some photographs date from as early as the 1880s, and a large group of glass plates dates from the early 1900s, but the bulk of the photograph collection dates from the 1920s or later. Ms88-120.
Permission to publish Norfolk Southern images must be obtained from NS before TIFF images will be provided. Permission to publish must be obtained from
[folio icon]Businesses, Farms, Factories, and Industries (358 image records)

Sub Folios

[folio icon]Factories, Power Plants, and Mills (150 images)
[folio icon]Farming: farms, animals, produce (107 images)
[folio icon]Festivals, fetes, fairs, and celebrations (15 images)
Images of events that celebrate a good harvest and other events of similar nature are pictured here.
[folio icon]Office Buildings and Hotels (20 images)
[folio icon]Roanoke, Virginia, Businesses and Factories (48 images)
[folio icon]Shipping of coal and merchandise by water and rail (18 images)

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