Roanoke, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
First Train to Big Lick
Erected by Norfolk Southern Roanoke Employees.
Location. 37° 16.39′ N, 79° 56.472′ W. Marker is in Roanoke, Virginia. Marker is on Norfolk Avenue SE west of S. Jefferson Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Roanoke VA 24011, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hotel Roanoke (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Norfolk and Western Passenger Station (about 500 feet away); The Market Square Walkway Colonial National Bank Building (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Hotel Roanoke (about 600 feet away); Oscar Micheaux (about 600 feet away); Roanoke - A Railroad Town (about 600 feet away); Operation Fast Freight (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Roanoke.
Categories. • Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 12, 2009, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 847 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 12, 2009, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.