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O. Winston Link Museum, Roanoke

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TripAdvisor
  • We became familiar with O. Winston Link via a visit to Green Cove Station on the Creeper Trail: one of his photos was taken there and is on display along with some of his books. As a former photo hobb...  more »
  • The museum has a great photograph history of the ages of steem trains and a past way of life. The changes in photos makes it a quality experience on return visits.  more »
  • his photography is incredible and enjoyed the history. also rode the train excursion that afternoon of the subject of some of his vintage photos, the Pocahontas.  more »
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  • I discovered this page via researching the nearby Virginia museum of transportation. I mistakenly assumed this museum would be the lesser of the two, boy was I wrong. I would say they are equal, as they both spectacularly display some amazing pieces that truly capture the incredible pieces of our transportation history. Now I'm the kind of person who reads "art museum" or "photography museum" and I wrinkle my nose, but this is something else. Any railfan will enjoy this museum. They will connect with the work of Winston Link because they too have invested time and staked out the perfect place to take a picture of a train. At the top of the hour they play a short film about the man who captured the N&W's final years steaming through coal country, a must watch. The fact that his work gets to be displayed in an old N&W passenger station, just a few blocks from his favorite steam engine is icing on the cake. Thanks to all the donors who made this possible, if you're in Roanoke and like trains (even a little bit) you will enjoy this museum.
  • Excellent displays and informative movie.
  • Great place to watch trains and learn some history on Mr. Link
  • Beautiful Art Work!
  • Great muse built within the Old N&W passanger station. The museum contains the artwork of Winston Link and is a treasure to Roanoke.