Posts Tagged ‘trains’

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Source: http://www.enctoday.com Charlie Hall Sun Journal Staff There was a common denominator between the hundreds of people who came to Saturday’s opening day of the Carolina Coastal Railroaders show and the trains they came to see — both were all ages and sizes. The 16th annual show, which continues today at New Bern High, featured […]

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Source: http://www.salisburypost.com The Flagg 75 steam engine spits, coughs, breathes heavily and blows off a lot of steam before it finally moves. In other words, I can relate. I hopped into the cab of the 1930 workhorse locomotive Saturday morning as Engineer John Barnett of Raleigh backed it onto the roundtable at the N.C. Transportation […]

Day Trips To Roanoke, Va. and Asheville, N.C. Scheduled for October 30 and 31 SPENCER –  The N.C. Transportation Museum Foundation and the Watauga Valley Chapter of the National Railroad Historical Society will host day trip train excursions to Roanoke, Va. October 30 and Asheville, N.C. October 31. These excursions, now in their fourth year, […]