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Great Southeastern Rail Days Festival

North Carolina Transportation Museum Hosts 2012 Great Southeastern Rail Days Festival The Great Southeastern Rail Days Festival will be held Saturday, June 2 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, June 3 from noon to 5 p.m. The Rail … Continue reading

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Take the Throttle at North Carolina Transportation Museum

Lehigh Valley Coal 0-6-0 saddle tank steam locomotive No. 126 will visit the North Carolina Transportation Museum during November and December. Visitors will be able to run the locomotive part as part of the museum’s “At the Throttle” program. Vulcan … Continue reading

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Steam Returns to Great Smokey Mountain Railroad

The Great Smoky Mountains Railroad has purchased several pieces of equipment from Maine’s Belfast & Moosehead Lake Railroad. Included in the purchase are a steam locomotive, a Rail Diesel Car, and nine coaches. The steam locomotive is a Swedish engine, … Continue reading

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