Archive for the ‘Steam Locomotives’ Category

Comments Off on New Hope Valley Railway Halloween Train Rides, Oct. 19 & 26, 2013

New Hope Valley Railway will host Track or Treat – a Spooky Ride on the Halloween Express on Saturdays, October 19 and 26, at the rail yard in Bonsal, located off of U.S. Highway 1, just 30 minutes southwest of downtown Raleigh. Children and adults of all ages will enjoy riding a real locomotive decorated […]

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 New Hope Valley Railway opens this weekend with big event, train rides

Source: http://www.wral.com By Sarah Lindenfeld Hall New Hope Valley Railway opens a few weeks earlier this season so it can be part of the statewide North Carolina Science Festival. The railway, which features seasonal rides on its steam and diesel engines, will open Sunday and feature a day of demonstrations and kids’ activities, along with its regularly […]