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The American Freedom Train in Newport News, Virginia
September 30 - October 3, 1976

The train's 117th display city.

The train displayed at Ft. Eustis.

Ticket: John Hendricks collection

 
 

The train arrived in Newport News from the Pentagon via Conrail to the FR&P main line, the RF&P to Acca Yard in Richmond, over the Seaboard to Brown Street Yard in Richmond, then via Chessie to Lee Hall Station, and finally US Army to Feay Plaza, Ft. Eustis.

Image: Bob Skillman collection

 
 

Ad for the Ameican Freedom Train from the Daily Press in Newport News, VA.

Image: Bob Skillman collection

 
 

Trackside performers were needed at most display sites. Here's an ad from the Times-Herald.

Image: Bob Skillman collection

 
 

United Virginia Bank sponsored a kids coloring contest to win tickets to the train.

Image: Bob Skillman collection

 
       
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