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Category: News
Jingle Bell Run 2012 Photo Gallery

In December 2012 the Craggy Mountain Line held our first Jingle Bell Run trolley train ride. It was well received and a lot of fun. Moms and dads, boys and girls from all around came and rode the trolleys and saw Santa and Mrs. Claus. Hot chocolate and cookies were served to all. We would  Continue Reading »

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.

Our New Tweetsie Car

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 »

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 »