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Preston Leech Glass Slides and Cassette Tape

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ms-1994-003
Scope and Contents Collection of 298 glass slides collected by Preston Leech, a Roanoke, Virginia, native and an employee of the Norfolk & Western Railway Company from the 1930s to the 1970s. Most of the slides are of N&W locomotives, rail routes, and stations. Other slides are of general agricultural and industrial scenes, and of the Luray Caverns in Virginia. The cassette tape is of an interview of Leech done in March 1994, where he speaks about his employment at the Norfolk & Western Railway...
Dates: c.1900-1925, 1994

Named/Individual Photograph Collections

 Collection — Box: 1-2
Identifier: Photographs-002
Abstract

The Named/Individual Photograph Collections include images from alumni and former faculty and staff, or individuals with ties to campus and the New River Valley. Collections (c.1890-present) depict campus life and events, railroad history, agricultural extension research, Blacksburg and surrounding areas, and some local families.

Dates: 1890s-present

Norfolk & Western Railway Company Construction Site Photographs,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1997-027
Abstract

The collection includes approximately 360 photographs (and in some cases, photocopies of photographs) of railroad construction in Southwest Virginia. The majority of images date from 1967-1981. There is also a folder of undated images.

Dates: 1967-1981, n.d.

Norfolk & Western Passenger Station Photograph, Marion, Virginia

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-029
Abstract

The collection contains a photograph of the Norfolk & Western Passenger Station, in Marion, Virginia, n.d.

Dates: n.d.

Norfolk & Western Railway Company Photograph

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-019
Abstract

The colletion contains a photograph of group believed to be Roanoke, Virginia employees of Norfolk & Western Railway Company.

Dates: [1925?]

O. Gaines Whitley, Sr., Photograph Albums

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1995-021
Abstract

The O. Gaines Whitley, Sr. Photograph Album collection contains photographic materials from the

Dates: c.1912

J. C. Porter Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-079
Abstract

The J. C. Porter Photograph Album contains a scrapbook of approximately 240 photographs (all c. 1880) of structures and scenes in several southwestern Virginia counties, including Bland, Craig, Giles, and Smyth. It includes photographs of a Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad station in New Castle and Mountain Lake resort hotel. Photographs are believed to have been taken and compiled by Porter.

Dates: c. 1880