Archive for September, 2009

Comments Off on The Great Pumpkin Patch Express comes to The Great Smoky Mountains Railroad

PEANUTS™ The Great Pumpkin Patch Express returns to the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad for 2009. As the leaves are turning in October and pumpkins are ready to be carved, Charlie Brown, Lucy, and Snoopy return to the GSMR Pumpkin Patch October 2, 2009. The excursions, which are themed after Charles M. Schulz’s classic story “It’s […]

Comments Off on Two Big Railroad Festivals in NC!

Two of the largest railroad festivals in NC are this weekend and next weekend.  First, the establishment known as Tweetsie Railroad will host its annual Railfan Weekend this Saturday/Sunday, September 12th & 13th. Tweetsie breaks out #12 (Tweetsie) and also 190 (Yukon Queen) for a double-barrelled shotgun full of fun on their historic steam locomotives. […]

Comments Off on Dry Bridge Station in Mount Airy

Where are the best stores in NC where you can go, run some model trains and purchase the one’s you like? There are so many in the state. Dry Bridge Station is in Mount Airy, NC. Mount Airy (Mayberry) itself is a pretty special place. For me, add an awesome train store with a cool […]