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Comments Off on Norfolk Southern displays 20 diesel locomotives at NC Transportation Museum

By Shavonne Potts spotts@salisburypost.com SPENCER — Rail fans from as far as Japan and England will descend upon the N.C. Transportation Museum today and Wednesday for what has been hailed as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. To commemorate Norfolk Southern Corp.’s 30th anniversary, the Norfolk Southern Heritage Locomotive fleet is on display for a couple of days […]

Comments Off on NC Transportation Museum gets honor…

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 […]

Comments Off on N.C. Transportation Museum: Rail Days, 2011

The N.C. Transportation Museum’s 2011 Family Rail Days Festival, scheduled June 11 and 12, will celebrate the golden age of railroading and offer something for every member of the family. Featuring historic locomotives and rail cars displayed alongside modern rail equipment, the event will give visitors a chance to enjoy train rides, great music, model […]