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Roanoke, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Graham-White Manufacturing Company

 
 
Graham-White Manufacturing Company Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 24, 2021
1. Graham-White Manufacturing Company Marker
Inscription.  
Graham-White was formed in Roanoke, Virginia, in 1914, and moved to nearby Salem in 1950.

Heavy rail, passenger rail, truck and bus, and industrial clients rely on Graham-White. The company has partnered with transportation companies and industry alike to develop heavy-duty pneumatic and electro-pneumatic valves and accessories. Graham-White is the world technology leader in drying compressed air for locomotive and passenger rail vehicles.

In 2012, Graham-White was purchased by Faiveley Transport, a Paris, France-based railway components supplier. Graham-White continues to operate and manufacture its products in Salem.
 
Erected by Virginia Museum of Transportation, Inc.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceRailroads & StreetcarsRoads & Vehicles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1914.
 
Location. 37° 16.386′ N, 79° 56.747′ W. Marker is in Roanoke, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Norfolk Avenue Southwest and 3rd Street Southwest, on the right when traveling west

Graham-White Manufacturing Company Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 24, 2021
2. Graham-White Manufacturing Company Marker
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on Norfolk Avenue Southwest. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 303 Norfolk Ave SW, Roanoke VA 24016, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Locomotive Parking Brakes (here, next to this marker); Norfolk & Western Safety Instruction Car #418 (here, next to this marker); 1952 Squad Wagon (a few steps from this marker); Pennsylvania Railroad GE GG1 Electric #4919 (a few steps from this marker); Norfolk & Western Class A #1218 (a few steps from this marker); Norfolk & Western Freight Station (within shouting distance of this marker); Norfolk & Western Class G1 #6 (within shouting distance of this marker); The David R. and Susan S. Goode Railwalk (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Roanoke.
 
Sander Control Valve adjacent to the marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 24, 2021
3. Sander Control Valve adjacent to the marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 29, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 29, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 53 times since then. Last updated on April 29, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 29, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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