Archive for January, 2010

Comments Off on Union Pacific Disaster: “Rules Are Rules”

Good news: It was a normal day in  Sharon Springs , KS when a Union Pacific crew boarded a loaded coal train for the long trek to Salina.   The Bad news: Just a few miles into the trip a wheel bearing became overheated and melted, letting a metal support drop down and grind on […]

The Great Smoky Mountains Railroad is pleased to announce its’ special Valentine’s Sweetheart Dinner Train on February 13, 2010.   For a romantic evening with that special someone, enjoy a delectable three-course dinner in a candlelit vintage dining car aboard the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad. The train will depart our Bryson City, NC depot at […]

Comments Off on Last Train Leaving Dry Bridge Station In Mount Airy

Source: by Tom Joyce Trains have held a fascination for Mike King since he was 3 years old, but his professional involvement with them soon will end when King closes his model-train store in downtown Mount Airy. Since September 1995, Dry Bridge Station has been a popular stop for railroading enthusiasts in Surry County […]