New Book: "Roanoke Locomotive Shops and the N&W"

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Mon Mar 10 07:15:04 EDT 2014

New book shipping later this month from NWHS member Wayne McKinney. We are
accepting pre-orders.

*Roanoke Locomotive Shops and the N&W* The Roanoke Shops have been an
indispensable part of the Roanoke Valley for more than 125 years. This
pictorial history chronicles the history since its founding in 1881. With
more than 200 images, many of which have never been published. Includes
history from the Roanoke Machine Works days, N&W and on to current NS

There will also be a book signing on March 27 at the Link museum with the
release of the book:

*O. Winston Link Museum*


*101 Shenandoah Avenue N.E.*


*Roanoke, VA 24016*



> The Link Museum will hold a book signing and short program on Wayne

> McKinney's new book "Roanoke Locomotive Shops and the Norfolk and Western

> Railroad" on Thursday, March 27th at 6PM at the Museum. This book tells

> the history of the Roanoke Shops from it's founding in 1881 as the Roanoke

> Machine Works to its heyday as the location where the N&W's world famous

> steam locomotives were built. This book brings the story up-to-date,

> telling the unique contribution the shop makes to the Norfolk Southern

> Corporation today. Included are dozens of rare historical pictures as well

> as modern photos which have never before been published.


> So mark your calendars, come and join us and meet the author Wayne

> McKinney.

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