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O. Winston Link Museum

101 Shenandoah Ave, Roanoke, VA 24016
+1 540-982-5465
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A master artist and his love

Winston Link, a Brooklyn native spent his life chronically the American steam engine and in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
St. Augustine FL, United States
Must-see for rail and photography fans!

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017 This photographic art gallery and museum pays tribute to O. Winston Link... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Colonial Heights, Virginia
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101 Shenandoah Ave, Roanoke, VA 24016
+1 540-982-5465
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Winston Link, a Brooklyn native spent his life chronically the American steam engine and in particular the Norfolk Western/Southern organization. A self taught master this building houses the vast majority of his work and is a MUST SEE for both train buffs and phot arts...More

Thank H9675VQdaniell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017 This photographic art gallery and museum pays tribute to O. Winston Link, whose love of the Norfolk & Western Railway (N&W) steam locomotives and its personnel led him to capture the dying days of steam train power along this railroad. His...More

Thank leftypicker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The O. Winston Link Museum is co-located with the Roanoke Visitors' Center. O. Winston Link was a commercial photographer whose studio was in New York, but who decided to document the dying age of steam trains through photographs taken, mostly in the 50s, and mostly...More

Thank Douglass D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the definitive museum for those interested in this great railway photographer. As well as a huge collection of his work there are thorough descriptions of how he achieved his wonderful results. I spent hours there.

Thank Chemteacher
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 12 June 2017

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 10 June 2017

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 9 June 2017

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 June 2017

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 Ron338C
Reviewed 1 June 2017

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

Thank M_Lew2014
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