The history of railroads and the trains that travel them is rife with stories of an era where trains, railroads and railroad companies changed the landscape of how people traveled for work and pleasure. The stories of these forgotten railways and classic locomotives are as fascinating now as they were decades ago, speaking to their timeless appeal.

Yearly Sightings of a Phantom Train

August 26

Yearly Sightings of a Phantom Train

The Bostian Bridge Train Wreck

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Flickr.com/North Carolina State Archives

Bostian Bridge Train Wreck

Photos by Stimson Studio, Statesville, N.C. Negative copies in General Negative Collection, North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, N.C.