National Railroad Museum - Hamlet, NC
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker
N 34° 53.053 W 079° 41.636
17S E 619352 N 3860981
Quick Description: The National Railroad Museum in Hamlet, NC brings back the history of railroading that made the area the “Hub of the Seaboard.”
Location: North Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 6/6/2016 6:01:19 PM
Waymark Code: WMRC27
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member alermy
Views: 1

Long Description:
Inside this repurposed building, one finds a treasure trove of railroad memorabilia. There are the ubiquitous railroad lanterns and other common items. The museum stands out as a great example of educating the visitor on the development of the railroad in the US. Historical exhibits show the railroad buff how the railroad gained popularity with the public. Freight and passenger transportation services were instrumental in making the railroad the mainstay of transportation in its heyday.
Train ride provided?: no

Actual railroad cars or locomotives on display?: no

Admission fee?: 0

Street Address: 120 1st St, Hamlet, NC 28345

Café/restaurant?: no

Theater?: no

Museum Website: Not listed

Gift shop?: Not Listed

Other features?: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
1. Visit the museum. 2. Provide your thoughts/experience of this visit. 3. Provide a photograph of your visit to this museum. A GPSr photo is NOT required.
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