Archive for April, 2010

Comments Off on Tweetsie Officially Opens For The Season On April 30th!

Tweetsie Railroad, North Carolina’s first family theme park, opens for the 2010 season on Friday, April 30th. Come join the fun!! Source: Wikipedia Opened in 1957, Tweetsie Railroad began as an excursion train ride aboard steam locomotive #12, the only surviving narrow-gauge engine of the East Tennessee and Western North Carolina Railroad (ET&WNC). Built in 1917 […]

Comments Off on Railfan Day on the Red Springs and Northern Railroad!

This is your chance to ride our Motor Car train on the entire railroad, from Red Springs, NC to Parkton, NC and return, traveling through Shannon and Lumber Bridge, through the flat Eastern North Carolina farming country, and by the many mysterious Carolina Bays along the line. Total mileage will be about 11.5 miles each […]

Comments Off on Great Smoky Mountains Railroad Presents All-Inclusive First Class Seating

Great Smoky Mountains Railroad is excited to introduce its All-Inclusive First Class Seating with dining and exclusive souvenirs. First Class passengers ride in comfort and style in 1940’s era bar, lounge and dining cars that feature seating at well-appointed tables and lounge/restaurant style chairs. First Class passengers receive a delicious lunch served by the car’s […]