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If you want to know Roanoke, you must visit the Link Museum. Once a railroad town, the images in this museum are core to Roanoke’s identity. The artistry in these images are also a metaphor for the period in which they were taken. Winston Link...More
Visually appealing museum. His pictures are rich and detailed and amazing. The stories behind his pictures are equally intriguing. Be sure to watch the video, it does a great job explaining his life. Also the Lewis Hine photos are captivating.
Anyone can take a picture of a train, but O. Winston Link took the craft to another level. He was an artist with a camera. The museum chronicles his quest to photograph the end of steam railroading on the Norfolk and Western Railroad. The amazing...More
The photography is World Class.
If you like photography and one of the greatest photographers of all time the O Winston Link museum is a must see. A piece of American History that is exciting to see, a throwback to another generation!
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Only $6 gets you into this retrospective on the photos of Winston Link, an avid amateur photographer in much of the 20th Century where he specialized in steam railroad engine photos and those who worked in the rail yards. Many of his pictures were set...More
a hidden gem of a museum, this was very interesting. We decided to visit since it was there and we were not disappointed. The history of Roanoke and the trains are well depicted. You can spend as much time as you would like. Nice for...More
Dedicated to a world famous photographer the O. Winston Link Museum is well worth the admission. My family has donated artifacts to the Va. Transportation Museum in Roanoke and the O. Winston Link Museum is a perfect addition for RR buffs!
If you like/love trains/railroads or are interested in the history of America then you will enjoy this trip back in time when steam trains were the cutting edge of transportation and the stations public cathedrals. A must see.