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“Great Photography” 4 of 5 stars
Review of O. Winston Link Museum

O. Winston Link Museum
101 Shenandoah Ave, Roanoke, VA 24016
540-982-5465
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Ranked #4 of 57 things to do in Roanoke
Certificate of Excellence
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Danville, VA
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37 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great Photography”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Many photographs, very few relics, of the railroads, and the people who worked along the system. Not expensive - well worth the price. Friendly staff.

Visited July 2014
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English first
Virginia, United States
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12 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Hmmm...”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Has potential, but overpriced. It could offer so much more. But knowing small budgets, I can understand to a point. Need to expand the horizons there. Try not to be charge a full museum price for a small walk through.

Visited December 2013
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Danville, Virginia, United States
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12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“photos”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

You kind of need to be into photography and trains to enjoy this museum. The photographs are excellent and the story interesting.

Visited July 2014
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Plano, Texas
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30 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Ansel Adams of Trains”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

This was well worth the time to see a bygone era documented. Link devoted much of his life photographing steam trains in Virginia. He used both still and moving cameras that created some amazing pictures.

Visited June 2014
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“A fantastic highlight”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I remember these photographs coming to England many years ago and never thought then that I would be standing in front of them inside a Loewy designed Art Deco railway station. This was one of the highlights of our trip. Fantastic

Visited May 2014
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