looking for a map
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The N&W employee timetables from the 1970s (for example) include a
simple map of nothing but the railroad for the division covered by the
On 9/7/2021 10:38 AM, NW Mailing List via NW-Mailing-List wrote:
> Thanks for writing, Bruce.
> I’m looking for a map that’s “clean”…the VDOT county maps have too may
> lines on them to work in a video where the viewer has a limited time
> digest the map. I’ve used VDOT county maps before, but spent too much
> time erasing confusing roads. Likewise, the USGS maps are packed with
> data. I wish I had a sample of the type of map I’m looking for to show
> here. The map should show the railroad. I thought the N&W archives
> might have something railroad oriented. I will highlight locations on
> the map that correspond the the video locations.
> Ross Hunter
> My YouTube channel: http://bit.ly/1CiSk09
> AHHA Productions YouTube channel: http://bit.ly/1GSqtXm
> Any typos are unintentional and likely the result of auto correct. Sorry.
>> On Sep 7, 2021, at 10:21 AM, NW Mailing List
>> <nw-mailing-list at nwhs.org <mailto:nw-mailing-list at nwhs.org>> wrote:
>> On Tue, Sep 7, 2021 at 9:39 AM Ross wrote:
>> I am re-editing a video I shot of 1218 in April, 1987. I’d like
>> to include a map to better orient folks not familiar with
>> Southwest Virginia geography.
>> Can you point me to a public domain map that includes, at
>> minimum, the area from Lafayette (west of Salem), VA to Glen Lyn, VA?
>> Not sure what type of map you are looking for, but you can get county
>> maps from VDOT at https://www.virginiadot.org/travel/county_maps.asp
>> <https://www.virginiadot.org/travel/county_maps.asp> They are in PDF
>> format. You can download PDF topo maps from
>> <https://store.usgs.gov/map-locator> You can also get historical topo
>> maps from the US Geological Survey at
>> Bruce in Blacksburg
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