The Western Virginia Railroad Preservation Society

Links of Interest

TWVRPS Message Board
A forum for the members and friends of TWVRPS to discuss matters that concern the societies activities and projects.
Lost Engines Message Board
A forum to discuss plans and ideas for preserving the four Norfolk & Western steam locomotives in the Roanoke scrapyard.

Railway Preservation News
RyPN is an online Magazine of railway history and preservation. Includes a forum and classifieds for discussion relating to historical preservation
The Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad Historical Society
Primary Goal and Vision of the COHS: To collect, conserve, restore, index, archive, and make available materials on the history of the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway to as wide an audience as possible. To interpret the American railway experience through the Chesapeake & Ohio's historical experience, using data, photographs, drawings, publications, small artifacts, and full-size railroad rolling stock.
The Lost Engines of Roanoke
The Lost Engines of Roanoke is dedicated to four little-known survivors of the steam era. Hidden among the creepers at the Virginia Scrap Iron and Metal Co. yard on South Jefferson Street in Roanoke, VA, are four steam engines that time forgot. Norfolk & Western locomotives 917, 1118, 1134, and 1151 have been there awaiting their fate since they were sold for scrap in 1950.
The Norfolk & Western Historical Society
The goal of the N&W Historical Society, Inc. is the preservation of the history of the Norfolk and Western and Virginian railroads.
The O. Winston Link Museum
Celebrating the Photography of O. Winston Link.
Virginia Museum of Transportation
The Mission of the Virginia Museum of Transportation, Inc. is to preserve and interpret the transportation heritage of the Commonwealth by collecting, restoring and exhibiting significant artifacts in order to serve and educate the citizens of Virginia.
Virginia Tech Imagebase: Norfolk & Western Collection
Norfolk and Western Historical Photograph Collection