Archive for August, 2009

Comments Off on Great Smoky Mountains Railroad – Railfest 2009!

09/18/2009 – 09/20/2009 Three days of railroad fun!  Railroad enthusiasts and history buffs alike gather for three days of railroad fun!  Enjoy visiting equipment, motor car displays and musical performances.  Enjoy a 7th Annual Mountain Craft Fair featuring handmade crafts, pottery & artwork from regional artists.  If you are interested in joining the craft fair […]

Comments Off on Book Illuminates Railroad Impact on Region’s Small Towns

Source: By Phyllis McGuire Special to iBerkshires NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Some boys never grow up, Brian A. Donelson freely admits when talking about his passion for trains and model railroads. “It was in 1946 that I got a Lionel train for Christmas from my parents,” said Donelson. Asked if he still has that […]

Comments Off on New Hope Valley Railway – Next Ride Day is September 6th!

Come experience the thrill of riding the rails – see, hear, and feel a part of railroad history.  The New Hope Valley Railway at the North Carolina Railroad Museum has operating days in season from May to December, with activities, themes, and events for visitors of all ages to enjoy. Purchase train ride tickets for […]