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Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1958 September

Naval Marine Engineers Arrive in Lynchburg, Va.; Train Collides With Truck in Vinton, Va.; Nunley Named Miss Fire Prevention Week

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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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2 min., 38 sec.
Sixteen Naval Marine engineers arrive at Lynchburg Airport to begin specialized training in nuclear maritime operations. Men survey the damage done after a truck driven by Malcolm Gallenger collided with an oncoming train in Vinton. Norma Nunley is named the official Miss Fire Prevention Week in Roanoke and Mayor Vincent Wheeler and Fire Chief J.V. Brown lift her onto a fire truck to pose for pictures.
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