411 S Salisbury St, Spencer North Carolina 28159
The museum traces the history of transportation in North Carolina. The complex, once Southern Railway's primary staging and repair facility, includes the massive Back Shop, the 37-bay Roundhouse and nine other buildings. Among the displays are Conestoga wagons, antique automobiles, steam locomotives, bicycles and a dugout canoe. Separate 30-minute rail tours in restored coaches are available; departures require a minimum of 10 people. Museum and grounds open Monday-Saturday 9am-5pm, Sunday 1-5pm, April-October; Tuesday-Saturday 10am-4pm, Sunday 1-4pm, the rest of the year. Closed holidays; museum free.
Other Transportation nearby:
(Greensboro) Air Harbor Airport
(Asheboro) Asheboro Municipal Airport
(Liberty) Causey Airport
(Charlotte) Charlotte/Douglas Int'l Airport
(Claremont) Eastern Aircraft
(Thomasville) Hiatt Airport
10/15 Coming to The Spencer area
Virginia Highlands Festival Abingdon VA August2-11 Showcasing Appalachian arts and crafts.
John Blue Cotton Festival Laurinburg NC October12-13 Performances on an outdoor stage,vendor area with beautifully displayed crafts, clothing, and artwork, and wonderful food prepared by all of the food vendors.