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

A Man Tells WSLS-TV About Rare Steam Locomotives While Footage Shows Images of a Nickel Plate Number 759 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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1 min., 10 sec.
A Norfolk and Western Railway representative tells WSLS-TV about rare steam locomotives. Footage shows images of steam locomotive Nickel Plate Number 759, one of the few of its kind still in operation. This weekend, the locomotive is fully booked with passengers who are nostalgic for the steam engine.
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