Archive for October, 2009

Comments Off on Passenger Train Returns to Western NC

Source: http://ncgogreen.myncblogs.com Posted by Jennifer Wig October 27, 2009 ASHEVILLE, N.C. — Several years ago, cities and towns in the foothills and mountains of western North Carolina were anxiously awaiting the return of passenger rail service. In March 2001, the N.C. Department of Transportation adopted a phased plan to extend passenger rail service to Asheville […]

Comments Off on “The Little Red Caboose”

This is another children’s book about trains that I grew up with. It’s still as popular today as it was 30 years ago. The story helps improve self-worth as the little red caboose is sad about never getting waves from people like the big steam engine or other cars. One day as the train starts […]

Comments Off on World’s Largest Model Railroad

Video of Miniatur Wunderland Hamburg, the largest model railway in the world and one of the most successful permanent exhibitions in Germany. Visit: http://www.miniatur-wunderland.com/ [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PN_oDdGmKyA&hl=en&fs=1&] Visit www.TarheelTrains.com!   Stay Connected!