The Real John Henry
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When: January 26, 2020 02:00 PM until 03:00 PM Eastern Time Zone
Event Details:

In May 1954, Baldwin built a 4,500-horsepower steam turbine-electric locomotive for freight service on the Norfolk & Western Railway. It was nicknamed the “Jawn Henry” after the legend of John Henry, a rock driller who famously raced against a steam drill and won – only to die immediately after. The locomotive was retired from the Norfolk & Western Railway roster on January 4, 1958.

Location: Isle of Wight County Museum, 103 Main Street, Smithfield, VA, 23430

Upcoming Events

21
Jan
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Smithfield Center @ 220 N. Church St.
21
Jan
7:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Smithfield Center @ 220 N. Church St.

Past Events

16
Jan
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM
Isle of Wight County Museum, 103 Main Street, Smithfield, VA, 23430
14
Jan
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Smithfield Center @ 220 N. Church St.
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