Archive for May, 2009

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Source: By Stephanie Chen – CNN ¬† FOLKSTON, Georgia (CNN) — Rain or shine, 80-year-old Cookie Williams plops himself on the wooden viewing platform perched over double train tracks. On this warm May afternoon, a patient Williams sits slouched, legs crossed and arms relaxed, donning his vintage CSX railroad company cap littered with miniature […]

Railroad Day in Old Fort, NC

Posted: 2nd May 2009 by Admin in Festivals, Train Rides in NC
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By Mike¬†Conley | The McDowell News Last year, Old Fort celebrated its railroad heritage with exhibits, music and fun-filled activities for young and old alike. The first-time event proved to be a hit. On Saturday, the town will again commemorate the days when steam was king and folks traveled everywhere on steel wheels and rails. […]