Posts Tagged ‘tarheel trains’

Comments Off on Reynolda House Museum of American Art Opens Trains that Passed in the Night The Photographs of O. Winston Link

The Reynolda House Museum of American Art presents Trains that Passed in the Night: The Photographs of O. Winston Link on view February 19—June 19, 2011. O. Winston Link’s haunting black-and-white photographs from the 1950s depict the end of the era of steam railroading in the United States and the rural landscapes of Virginia and […]

Comments Off on Tweetsie Officially Opens For The Season On April 30th!

Tweetsie Railroad, North Carolina’s first family theme park, opens for the 2010 season on Friday, April 30th. Come join the fun!! Source: Wikipedia Opened in 1957, Tweetsie Railroad began as an excursion train ride aboard steam locomotive #12, the only surviving narrow-gauge engine of the East Tennessee and Western North Carolina Railroad (ET&WNC). Built in 1917 […]

Comments Off on Railfan Day on the Red Springs and Northern Railroad!

This is your chance to ride our Motor Car train on the entire railroad, from Red Springs, NC to Parkton, NC and return, traveling through Shannon and Lumber Bridge, through the flat Eastern North Carolina farming country, and by the many mysterious Carolina Bays along the line. Total mileage will be about 11.5 miles each […]