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Source: http://www.salisburypost.com By Shavonne Potts spotts@salisburypost.com 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 […]

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Source: SalisburyPost.com By Hugh Fisher hfisher@salisburypost.com 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 […]

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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!