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O. Winston Link Museum

101 Shenandoah Ave, Roanoke, VA 24016
+1 540-982-5465
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Great photographer!

Really amazing work by the photographer who dedicated 5 years in taking great pictures of steam... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
John A
North Carolina
via mobile
Will appeal to railroad, photography and history buffs

We became familiar with O. Winston Link via a visit to Green Cove Station on the Creeper Trail... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
South Carolina
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101 Shenandoah Ave, Roanoke, VA 24016
+1 540-982-5465
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really amazing work by the photographer who dedicated 5 years in taking great pictures of steam engine trains! An exhibit worth seeing!

Thank John A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We became familiar with O. Winston Link via a visit to Green Cove Station on the Creeper Trail: one of his photos was taken there and is on display along with some of his books. As a former photo hobbyist (before digital), I was interested...More

Thank bwodom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum has a great photograph history of the ages of steem trains and a past way of life. The changes in photos makes it a quality experience on return visits.

Thank DrJDM
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mr. Link was a brilliant photographer. As a professional photographer I admire what he accomplished with flash, and how he built a system for photographing steam locomotives at night. The old train station that houses the museum downstairs shows how brilliant this man was. A...More

Thank Al B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

his photography is incredible and enjoyed the history. also rode the train excursion that afternoon of the subject of some of his vintage photos, the Pocahontas.

Thank Ron W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed the large display of O. Winston Link photos plus other artifacts and interesting historical displays.

Thank M_Lew2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of info; well-documented. Interactive displays. Well-worth the visit. Fascinating to see the equipment he devised to take his night-time train photos.

Thank Alice I
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The set up of the photographs captures the final days of the steam engine trains. O. Winston Link was a genius in how he captured the steam engines in motion. The museum is well worth the visit.

Thank Ronald W
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

On our recent trip to Roanoke, we took the time to walk through the 0 Winston Link museum. This museum is a collection of work from the twentieth century railroad photographer, O Winston Link. In his photographs, he showcased the life of the local citizens...More

1  Thank Sharon W
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We took our church youth here for an outing. It was great for them and the adults. Lots to interest everyone.

Thank Connie J
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