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

1952 Squad Wagon

 
 
1952 Squad Wagon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 24, 2021
1. 1952 Squad Wagon Marker
Inscription.  Custom built by the Oren Roanoke Corp., Roanoke, VA for the Roanoke Fire Dept.
 
Erected by Virginia Museum of Transportation, Inc.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkRoads & Vehicles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1952.
 
Location. 37° 16.391′ N, 79° 56.752′ W. Marker is in Roanoke, Virginia. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Norfolk Avenue Southwest and 3rd Street Southwest, on the right when traveling west. 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. Pennsylvania Railroad GE GG1 Electric #4919 (a few steps from this marker); Norfolk & Western Safety Instruction Car #418 (a few steps from this marker); Locomotive Parking Brakes (a few steps from this marker); Graham-White Manufacturing Company (a few steps from this marker); Norfolk & Western Class A #1218 (a few steps from this marker); Norfolk & Western Class G1 #6 (a few steps from
1952 Squad Wagon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 24, 2021
2. 1952 Squad Wagon Marker
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this marker); Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac Boxcar #2305 (a few steps from this marker); Norfolk & Western Class CF Caboose #518302 (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Roanoke.
 
Additional signage in the window image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 24, 2021
3. Additional signage in the window
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 30, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 30, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 30, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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