Virginian Railway Heritage Trail

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Wed Sep 19 12:38:50 EDT 2012

Hi, Aubrey. H.B. & I are looking forward to seeing everyone on

On Wed, Sep 19, 2012 at 9:00 AM, NW Mailing List wrote:

> During the Virginian Day at Virginia Museum of Transportation this

> Saturday there will be a press conference and a public announcement

> concerning a new opportunity for Virginian research, study and just

> plain fun, "The Virginian Railway Heritage Trail." Stretching

> from the coal piers of Norfolk, Virginia to Charleston, West Virginia

> where VGN's passenger service ended, about two dozen surviving and

> significant locations are identified with information and directions

> provided. These locations will be structures and facilities that were

> important to the success of the Virginian. The locations will, for

> the most part, be identified by Virginian Railway Heritage Trail

> Historical Marker signs. The information for each site will include

> vintage and contemporary pictures as well as historical material and

> can be found by using the Internet link on each sign and the link

> below. A trail guide book will be published in the upcoming months.


> I hope others will find it easier to locate, explore and learn about

> interesting places we have read about and have seen in published

> photographs.

> I hope to see you Saturday!



> Aubrey Wiley


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