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O. Winston Link Museum

101 Shenandoah Ave, Roanoke, VA 24016
+1 540-982-5465
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Interesting, satisfying on many levels

This is a lovely museum which showcases the work of O Winston Link. You may not be familiar with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
inge z
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Amsterdam, New York
via mobile
Another bucket list item

I have always been facinated by the photographs of Mr. Link and to see a large number of them was a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sharon E
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Glen Allen, Virginia
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101 Shenandoah Ave, Roanoke, VA 24016
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a lovely museum which showcases the work of O Winston Link. You may not be familiar with him, but don't let that stop you. He was a photographer of steam trains and the people who worked with them. I am not a train...More

Thank inge z
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have always been facinated by the photographs of Mr. Link and to see a large number of them was a pleasure. I liked that they grouped the photographs by subject so it was easy to see the progression of what this master was doing.

Thank Sharon E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting..pictures were beautiful...if you enjoy history about steam engines and love old pictures you will really love this...lots of information to go with the pictures ..recommend to anyone coming to this area as a must see

Thank tdallen113
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Seeing the photos of Winston Link are very special. You are amazed at what he could do back int he day. I love the transportation shots of the trains from the period of train travel. Very nice work and a quiet museum for only $5.

Thank Bkwrtr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Black and white photography here is a great window in to a special time in Southern Railroad history. I really enjoyed my time here.

Thank Trueeasterner
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is located in the old but beautiful Roanoke Train Station together with the Blue Ridge Information Center. The exhibit is superbly curated. The 15 minutes video is simply riveting. Link was a true Master Photographer. Anyone loving black and white photography and especially...More

Thank Silver P
Reviewed 15 August 2017

As this was listed as one of the museums to go to in Roanoke and we were nearby I thought I'd give it a try! I was unexpectedly surprised at how much I enjoyed it! The photography was incredible! I loved how they had an...More

Thank dustykat82
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

O.Winston link was a great photographer .he captured the railroad , trains and the people who made the railroad.

Thank cstacielynne
Reviewed 23 July 2017

This museum is housed inside a beautiful passenger train depot, along with the Roanoke Visitors' Center. I had not previously heard of O. Winston Link, although my husband had seen some of his photographs of old steam trains. The photographs themselves were stunning, but what...More

Thank Denise_Atlanta
Reviewed 10 July 2017

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
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