National Railroad Museum and Hall of Fame

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

The National Railroad Museum and Hall of Fame is located at 120 Spring Street in Hamlet, North Carolina. It opened in 1976[1] and is adjacent to the restored 1900 passenger station.[2]

The museum features an 1898 map of the Seaboard Air Line Railroad that lights up key routes.[2]

Other exhibits demonstrate how rail wheels have changed over time and explain various jobs on the railroads.[2]

The museum is open on Saturday and Sunday afternoons.[1]

It has had visitors from all 50 states and more than 30 countries.[2]


  1. ^ a b Visit North Carolina: retrieved 5/27/2013.
  2. ^ a b c d Washburn, Mark. (2013, May 26). Love of railroads spans the Carolinas. The Charlotte Observer: retrieved 5/27/2013.