N&W Railroad Company Passenger Station

Gainsboro History Walk

N&W Railroad Company Passenger Station

Roanoke, Virginia 24016, United States

Created By: Roanoke Valley Preservation Foundation


Now operated as a visitor center and history museum, this building was constructed in 1905 (Neoclassical Revival Architecture) and redesigned in 1949 by industrial designer, Raymond Loewy, known for his eclectic streamlined, modern product designs that included the Studbaker, Lucky Strike cigarette packs, and the Coca-Cola bottle.

This point of interest is part of the tour: Gainsboro History Walk


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