Train Station? Green Goat Restaurant

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Tue Apr 2 17:18:46 EDT 2019

I'm looking for some Roanoke area history.

There is a restaurant in the old Wasena Park area of Roanoke called the
Green Goat. It sits near the intersection of Winona Avenue, Wiley Drive,
and 8th Street ... just off what I assume is the Roanoke Belt Line.

In a Google Maps view the architecture looks strikingly railroad station

I see (through several Google search results), it is referred to as the
Wasena Station and formerly housed the Va Museum of Transportation. I
couldn't find much else.

Does anyone know if this was either a N&W or VGN station. Was it always
located there? Any history (pre VMT), one could provided, would be


Kevin Byrd
Chesterfield, VA
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