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

Norfolk and Western Railway Agrees to Relocate Tracks for New Spur Highway in Roanoke, Va.

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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., 21 sec.
Roanoke City Engineer Cletus Broyles, Chief Draftsman Lewis Franklin, and Head of the Engineering and Communications Department J.D. Sink look over proposals for a seven mile spur highway in Roanoke. Broyles explains the Norfolk and Western Railway's agreement to relocate its Winston-Salem Line to pave the way for the spur highway to WSLS-TV reporter Joe Moffatt.
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