How the West Was Won


February 25, 2018 to January 31, 2019

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.


This exhibit tells the story of the coming of railroads after the Civil War and the impact they had on the life, economy, culture, folklore, music and landscape of the mountains. Using videos, narratives, historic photos and artifacts, visitors can view the history of rail in western North Carolina and learn about the construction of these railroads.

Tues.-Sat., 9am-5pm and Sun., noon-5pm. 


$4-$12, includes museum admission


View map N.C. Transportation Museum
1 Samuel Spencer Dr.
Spencer, NC

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