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A father and his son watch a coal extra charging Westbound out of Montgomery Tunnel, Christiansburg, VA, 1955
Original Author: O. Winston Link, photographer
Created: 1955
Medium: Photographic print

A father and his son watch a coal extra charging Westbound out of Montgomery Tunnel, Christiansburg, VA, 1955

This photograph shows C.E. “Jack” Hash, a member of the Norfolk & Western Advertising department, holding hands with his young son while watching a class Y5 locomotive emerge from the Montgomery Tunnel in Christiansburg. It is one of O. Winston Link’s most popular images, demonstrating Link’s skills as a night photographer and capturing the ageless human fascination with trains.

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