Archive for September, 2008

The Golden Spike is driven in Harrisburg, NC!

Posted: 25th September 2008 by Admin in Live Steam Hobby
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The live steam operation located in Harrisburg, NC has completed work on the first loop. The club is part of the Triad Live Steamers live steam train club currently based in Farmington, NC. The club is growing in members rapidly and their calendar is filling up. Below are photos of the last spike and the […]

The Handy Dandy Railroad – Revisited

Posted: 21st September 2008 by Admin in Train Rides in NC

The Handy Dandy Railroad in Denton, NC – “A Labor of Love” [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zYjsz0Q4K40&hl=en&fs=1] The route from the highway to the Handy Dandy Railroad, located in Denton Farm Park, is country, rural and scenic. As you’re driving down highway 109 in southern Davidson County, NC, you may notice a slight puff of gray smoke rising gently […]

Christmas Train Cards

Posted: 20th September 2008 by Admin in Christmas & Trains

There’s something special about Christmas, snow and steam locomotives & trains. Every year when I was a child I absolutely had to set up my trains to go around the Christmas tree. Many times they would go around the tree, through the living room, under the sofa, back around the dining room and end up back […]