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New Engine Arrives!

On Thursday, October 11, 2012, we took delivery of our first “road diesel”, former Alexander RR Co. No. 7. The switcher was built in November, 1950 by the American Locomotive Company (ALCO) of Schenectady, NY for the Pennsylvania RR where it became their number 8873. It operated on that road, its successor (Penn Central) and  Continue Reading »

Train car arrives at Craggy Mountain Line

From the weavervilletribune.com, June 2012

Plans for New CML Depot

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.

Historic Train Line Restoration Moves Forward

With funding, Craggy Mountain Line could roll by fall Written by Adrienne Belz, 9:15 PM, Jun. 20, 2011  |  www.citizen-times.com www.citizen-times.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2011306210022 WOODFIN — Once faded, moldy and peeling, these train and trolley cars now stand bright and glossy in freshly painted primary colors. The owner of these restored cars, Rocky Hollifield, could not be more  Continue Reading »

Trolley Car Restored – Video

A 1925 Asheville trolley car is restored in Woodfin on February 18, 2011.

Offsite News Links

Craggy Mountain Line RR Photos by Bill Sanders, wsanders@citizen-times.com, taken in June 2011 The Craggy Mountain Line: Saving Asheville’s Railroad Past Written by C.L. Kunst, February 22, 2011