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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 »

Charter Trolley Trains

The Craggy Mountain Line is very pleased to announce that we are now running special charter trolley trains. We have already gotten off to a great start with a special birthday party and train ride for a nice young man, Cody Silvers, and his family. Everyone had a great time and we hope to see  Continue Reading »

NYC Subway Car R-6-3 #983

About a year and a half ago I discovered something I had known about since I was a child, but never really thought much about. Just like the trolley and the interurban cars, the subway cars are electrically driven and run on 600 volts DC. When I started seeing NYC cars from the 1930s to  Continue Reading »

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