“In the latter [1860s] there was in evidence much organized agitation for the construction of a railroad . . .” – Historian John W. Wayland.
Colorful story boards, remarkable photos, and numerous objects describe the history of the railroad in Rockingham. Three major railroads competed for north-south transportation, but one local line connected the country from east to west.
Come discover when the trains arrived in Harrisonburg, what town boomed and then disappeared, and how Engine No. 1111 celebrated its name.
On view through Summer 2015.