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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]Railroad Cars (1379 image records)
[folio icon]Hopper Cars (329 image records)
Hopper cars are catergorized by classes.
Permission to publish Norfolk Southern images must be obtained from NS before TIFF images will be provided. Please contact

Sub Folios

[folio icon]Class H-1 through H-9 Hopper Cars (64 images)
[folio icon]Class H-10 through Class H-35 Hopper Cars (54 images)
[folio icon]Class HA, Class HB, And Class HC Hopper Cars (48 images)
[folio icon]Class HL, Class HM, and Class HN Hopper Cars (26 images)
[folio icon]Class HP through HU Hopper Cars (31 images)
[folio icon]Class HV, GK, HSB and No Class Hopper Cars (21 images)
No class is given for some of these cars and a few oddly classified cars are included in this folio.
[folio icon]Covered Hopper Cars (76 images)
[folio icon]Wood Chip Hopper Cars (6 images)

3 Image Records in This Folio

Title: Class HC-15 Hopper Car No.71868
Subject: Railroad, Locomotive, Class HC-15, Car #71868
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Title: Class HC-3A Hopper Car No.70870
Subject: Railroad, Locomotive, Class HC-3A, Car #70870
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Title: Interior View of HSC Hopper Car No.71300
Subject: Railroad, Locomotive, Class HSC, Car #71300, Hopper Car
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