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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 »

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

Trolley Car Gets New Lease on Life

Article by Matt Tate, from the Weaverville Tribune, February 24-March 2, 2011