Archive for the ‘Train Stores’ Category

Comments Off on Last Train Leaving Dry Bridge Station In Mount Airy

Source: by Tom Joyce Trains have held a fascination for Mike King since he was 3 years old, but his professional involvement with them soon will end when King closes his model-train store in downtown Mount Airy. Since September 1995, Dry Bridge Station has been a popular stop for railroading enthusiasts in Surry County […]

Comments Off on Dry Bridge Station in Mount Airy

Where are the best stores in NC where you can go, run some model trains and purchase the one’s you like? There are so many in the state. Dry Bridge Station is in Mount Airy, NC. Mount Airy (Mayberry) itself is a pretty special place. For me, add an awesome train store with a cool […]

Comments Off on Ringling Bros. Rode the Rails in Style

Source: Wall Street Journal By STUART FERGUSON Seeing Henry Morrison Flagler and John Ringling’s private railroad cars — their interiors, furniture and opalescent glass skylights gleaming from recent renovations — you’d never know that by the 1950s one had become housing for migrant farm workers, and another a fishing shack. Now, thanks to the Flagler […]