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Book Your Ticket to Ride The Great Pumpkin Patch Express™ PEANUTS™ The Great Pumpkin Patch Express returns to the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad for 2010. 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, 2010. Guests will […]

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New technology allows the train’s engine to capture the energy it now wastes, store it in a battery and use it for acceleration. Click on the image below to watch the video. You’ll have to sit through a 15-second ad, but it’s very interesting. Visit www.TarheelTrains.com!   Stay Connected!      

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Source: CNN.com By Stephanie Chen – CNN   FOLKSTON, Georgia (CNN) — Rain or shine, 80-year-old Cookie Williams plops himself on the wooden viewing platform perched over double train tracks. On this warm May afternoon, a patient Williams sits slouched, legs crossed and arms relaxed, donning his vintage CSX railroad company cap littered with miniature […]