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Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1968 November

In Roanoke, Va., the Norfolk and Western Railway Celebrates a New Locomotive, the Nickel Plate Steam Class a 1204

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The WSLS-TV News Film Collection, 1951-1971, comprises anchor scripts and 16mm news film created by Roanoke, Va., television station WSLS. A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities funded the preservation and digitization of this collection.

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1 min., 04 sec.
The Norfolk and Western Railway celebrates the arrival of a new steam engine, the Nickel Plate Steam Class A 1204. Footage shows John Palmer Fishwick, a railway executive, and several other men posing in front of the steam engine and a woman cutting and serving cake to the crowd.
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