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Can the Woodfin Greenway & Blueway beat the odds?

From the MountainXpress, August 4, 2017 by Virginia Daffron At a time when rising construction costs are seriously threatening the prospects for several proposed local greenways, the Woodfin Greenway & Blueway is riding a wave of broad-based support and fundraising success. The ambitious undertaking will comprise 5 miles of greenway, a brand-new park plus the  Continue Reading »

Jingle Bell Trolley 2013 Video

Jingle Bell Trolley Train from Mountain Xpress on Vimeo.

All Aboard the Jingle Bell Trolley Train

By Hayley Benton on 12/16/2013 reprinted from the Mountain Xpress Rounding the bend on Woodfin Avenue, the spirit of the season is felt almost instantaneously upon arrival. It’s hard not to smile. Greetings of “Merry Christmas!” and carols sung by children — huddled together atop a restored 1950 Alexander Railroad Company No. 7 train engine  Continue Reading »

Ride on Craggy Rail Line Highlights Woodfin River Projects

Woodfin has plans to make park on land written by Julie Ball Oct. 14, 2013, www.citizen-times.com   Riding the Craggy Mountain Line: Town of Woodfin officials took a ride along the old Craggy Mountain rail line Monday to highlight some of the development on the French Broad River. A section of the old track has  Continue Reading »

Train car arrives at Craggy Mountain Line

From the weavervilletribune.com, June 2012

Trolley Car Restored — first time on tracks in 75 years!

Video courtesy of tribleader, Feb 18, 2011