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Sun Jan 21 10:01:55 EST 2007
don't forget the Tazewell Station is still standing also.
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Sent: Sunday, January 21, 2007 6:24 AM
Subject: Re: Stations
> Not quite an old station list, but there was a thread
> back in March on sightseeing in the Shanadoah Valley.
> I kept for a future visit down to Wytheville (I loved
> and worked there is the early '70s, and regularly am
> back ever since.
> The O Winston Link Museum - and refurbished / modified
> Roanoke Station - should definitely be on the list,
> plus Rural Retreat. Wytheville's station is long gone
> (but there's a range of photos on the Virginia Tech
> Image database.
> Others to consider:
> Staunton http://staunton.depotgrille.com/
> Boyce http://www.railwaystationpress.com/
> Abingdon http://www.abingdonartsdepot.org/
> (under local landmarks)
> Here's what I kept:
> -- Mason's Quick and Easy List of stuff to see...
> For the N&W fan coming from Roanoke, take I-64 off
> I-81 to Waynesboro
> follow US Rt 340 north. Plan some extra time in your
> schedule.. : )
> Scanner frequency used is 160.440
> - At Waynesboro the shifter still works with an N&W
> - U.S. 340 roughly parallels the old Shenandoah
> Division northward and
> train movements can
> be easily spotted (or heard on the scanner).
> - An N&W Ore branch existed at Crimora. If you can
> study in advance on
> maps you can still see traces running eastward to ore
> bank in Blue
> - Restored N&W section house at Island Ford on the
> Coors Property - can
> photo from public area
> - Shenandoah VA - Division point (crew change and CW
> interchange) old
> street front yard is being restored - N&W CF caboose
> and other N&W
> at town welcome center,
> Mof W equipment in N&W paint maintained by yard forces
> in lieu of trip
> ROK for NS "safety orange"
> - Stanley VA - more N&W MofW cars
> - Luray - restored N&W station
> - Route 340 between Luray and Front Royal has N&W
> track with several
> spectacular trestles
> - Front Royal - shifter has N&W caboose - usually back
> at station by
> (NS/ex-SR traffic via Manassas joins Hagerstwon
> District at Riverton
> - White Post - station
> - Boyce - ... you already know about that...
> - Charlestown WV - 2 stations (N&W + restored
> SVRR/N&W) on west side of
> - Shepherdstown WV - restored station
> - Antietam MD - station soon to house Hagerstown Model
> RR Club
> - St. James MD - station now private residience
> located approx. 1 block
> RR on east
> - Hagerstown MD - Vardo Yard - Maryland Aveenue on
> east side offers
> along with Downsville Pike bridge on south side and
> Virginia Avenue on
> north end.
> --- NW Mailing List <nw-mailing-list at nwhs.org> wrote:
>> Thank you for the responses regarding trains 9 & 10.
>> I was raised in Wytheville, VA and frequently rode
>> the passenger trains with my grandfather back in the
>> Is there a source and/or a list of old N & W
>> stations in Virginia that are still standing? If
>> so, where could I find such a list? Thank you in
> Dominic Pinto BA MIEEE MCMI MRi FRSA
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