Norfolk & Western Railway Steam Locomotive Roster,
Scope and Content
Norfolk & Western Railway Steam Locomotive Roster, September 1, 1978, contains one bound roster of steam locomotive used by Norfolk & Western Railroad and Norfolk & Western Railway from 1881 through 1961. The roster lists information about the locomotive engines and their final dispositions. The roster also contains a copy of a letter from the author explaining some of the abbreviations used within the roster.
- September 1, 1978
- Bixby, Arthur S., Sr. (Creator, Person)
Collection is open for research.
Permission to publish material from Norfolk & Western Railway Steam Locomotive Roster must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.
Norfolk & Western Railway started in 1881 and operated until 1997 when it merged with Southern Railway to become Norfolk Southern Railway. Norfolk & Western was headquartered in Roanoke, Virginia.
0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder)
Language of Materials
This collection contains roster information of steam powered locomotives used by Norfolk & Western Railway written by Arthur S. Bixby, Sr. in 1978. The roster gives a brief overview of the history of Norfolk & Western Railroad and Norfolk & Western Railway. The steam locomotive information begins in 1881 and continues to 1961 with the phasing out of steam driven locomotives. Collection contains a letter from the author explaining the abbreviations used throughout the roster.
This collection is arranged by type of material.
Norfolk & Western Railway Steam Locomotive Roster was donated to Special Collections in 1986.
The processing, arrangement, and description of the Norfolk & Western Railway Steam Locomotive Roster was completed in June 2015.
- A Guide to Norfolk & Western Railway Steam Locomotive Roster, September 1, 1978
- Ryan Mair
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