Posts Tagged ‘steam engines’

Comments Off on Ride The Handy Dandy at the Threshers’ Reunion

Ride the Handy Dandy RR and enjoy the Cowboy Show!  Daily Rides: every hour on the hour from 11:00-5:00 Ticket Prices: Adult (ages 12 & up)- $7.00, Child (ages 5-11)- $5.00, Child (4 & younger)-FREE This Locomotive was built in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is a 1942 0-4-0 switch engine built by Porter Locomotive Company. The […]

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This locomotive has a rich history with Southern Railway and now sits on display at Tanglewood Park in Clemmons, NC. Kids AND adults enjoy climbing in and pretending to be an engineer! History: Southern Railway #542: The locomotive was built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1903. This 2-8-0 Consolidation operated in North Carolina on […]

Who knew that there was such a cool, little train ride down in High Point, NC? Neither did I until we were invited to the American Express company picnic. We were thrilled to find the 24 guage ride that meanders past the lake, around 2 loops and through a tunnel. The park also has a […]