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Steamin’ at the Virginia Museum of Transportation September 3 - September 5 Virginia Museum of Transportation· Buy Tickets

Norfolk & Western steam locomotive #1134 waits to be moved after almost 60 years. The Virginia Museum of Transportation announced Wednesday they will preserve the long-abandoned train along with several others. This M2 class locomotive was built in 1910.

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After 51 years of service with the US Marine Corps, the Boeing-Vertol CH-46 Sea Knight flew for the last time 1 August at a retirement ceremony in Chantilly, Virginia. The CH-46 was replaced by the V-22 Osprey.

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14th Annual SCMM 2015 Friday, June 26 and Saturday, June 27 Proceeds to benefit the Virginia Museum of Transportation

The beautiful Norfolk & Western passenger train, the Powhatan Arrow. Built in the Roanoke shops, this J class steam engine was capable of a sustained speed of 110mph. It often exceeded 100mph along tracks beside New River. I rode this train with my Grandmother from Bluefield, WV to Roanoke, VA when I was a child. I never forgot the experience. www.batsbirdsyard.com = Bat Houses

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Virginia Museum Of Transportation, Roanoke