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Comments Off on Ellerbe Creek Railway at the Museum of Life & Science in Durham

All aboard! Climb aboard the Ellerbe Creek Railway for an old-time train ride through the Museum grounds. The 10-minute train ride makes two laps through our Nature Park on the beloved scaled replica C. P. Huntington locomotive, made possible by a generous donation from the Teer family. Train Schedule The train runs daily (weather permitting) […]

Comments Off on NC Transportation Museum gets honor…

Source: By Shavonne Potts SPENCER — The Robert Julian Roundhouse and Turntable are probably the most popular attractions at the N.C. Transportation Museum and on Saturday they were designated a historic mechanical engineering landmark. The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) presented the distinction to the museum at a ceremony during the Spring […]

Comments Off on Salisbury Post: N.C. Transportation Museum ready for next chapter

Source: By Hugh Fisher SPENCER — Roy Johnson, president of the N.C. Transportation Museum Foundation, is looking ahead to a bright new year. Under his leadership, the organization is making changes to protect itself, and is thriving despite a down economy. “We’re trying to tell the full story of how transportation developed North […]