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Craggy Mountain Line Inc. is a non-profit organization which was formed in 2001 in order to acquire the last three miles of the Craggy Mountain line, an historic section of railroad located in Buncombe County, North Carolina.

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The line has been preserved in an operable state and it is now open to the public. Historic railroad equipment has been acquired and is being restored to it’s original condition for display and use on the line.

Click here to view a map of the line.

For more information on plans for the line, please click here.

Plans for New CML Depot
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Exciting plans are underway for our new depot. The open air platform will allow access to a number of rail cars. Check back later this year for more details.

Our New Tweetsie Car
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Since the beginning we have been diligently working to restore our equipment to operating condition, including track rehabilitation. Two Southern Railway cabooses are 90% restored … one wears an in-service scheme, the other wears an Operation Lifesaver® motif. Other prized pieces of equipment include a former CB&Q “doodlebug” built by North Carolina based Edwards Motor  Continue Reading »