Engineer Bussey passes

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Wed Jan 14 07:27:29 EST 2009

The photo used for the obituary is Link photo NW347. Mr. Bussey attended the opening of the Link Museum 1/10/04 and was interviewed on videotape at that time.

Dave Stephenson

--- On Tue, 1/13/09, NW Mailing List <nw-mailing-list at> wrote:

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> Subject: Engineer Bussey passes

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> Date: Tuesday, January 13, 2009, 9:49 PM

> An interesting obit appeared in today's Roanoke Times.

> Russell Franklin Bussey, 91, of Roanoke died on Sunday Jan.

> 11th. As a fireman for the N&W Ry Bussey fired the first

> run of the Powhatan Arrow. He met O. Winston Link and was a

> subject of Link's photography. After 40 years service he

> retired as an engineer on the Amtrak service on N&W.


> The photo used in the obituary, I believe, is a Link photo.


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