Archive for November, 2012

Comments Off on Santa Claus is coming to ride The New Hope Valley Railway!

The New Hope Valley Railway (NHVR) presents its annual Holiday Santa Trains the first two weekends in December departing from its rail yard located in Bonsal, N.C., just 10-minutes south of Apex off of U.S. Highway 1, Exit 89. Santa and his helper will visit each open-air passenger car pulled by either a diesel or […]

Comments Off on Daniel Boone Railroad Sign Found

I did some digging through Google recently looking for some sign of the Daniel Boone Railroad. I was amazed to find a sign from the railroad on an auction site. I hope to get to Hillsborough for this auction and buy the sign. Growing up obsessed with trains both of my grandfathers embraced my obsession […]

Comments Off on All Aboard The Polar Express At GSMR!

Over 42,000 passengers rode The Polar Express™ with the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad in 2011 and we hope to see you this year! The 1 ¼ hour round-trip excursion comes to life as the train departs the Bryson City depot for a journey through the quiet wilderness for a special visit at the North Pole. Set […]