Museum in the News

Click the links below to view news articles about the North Carolina Transportation Museum.
02/03/2013 - Charlotte Observer

Retired African-American airline captain a "pioneer"

01/22/2013 - Greensboro News and Record

Justin Bieber uses Spencer train museum as photo shoot backdrop

01/06/2013 - Salisbury Post

Exhibit at Transportation Museum Tells "Journey Stories"

11/25/2012 - Salisbury Post

Santa Spreads Cheer at Transportation Museum

11/05/2012 - Spartanburg Herald

Upstate Passengers Enjoy Scenic Voyage Aboard Train

11/05/2012 - ABC 13 News WSET

Train Excursion Brings Business To Appomattox

10/31/2012 - Times - Virginian

Train Excursion Rolls Into Appomattox Saturday

10/10/2012 - Greensboro News and Record

All Aboard for Fall Rail Excursions

09/12/2012 - WCNC - Larry's Look Segment

Thomas the Tank Engine

08/03/2012 - WBTV News 3

Vintage Ford, GM Autos On Display at N.C. Transportation Museum

07/06/2012 - Roanoke Times

A Rainbow on the Rails

07/05/2012 - Trains Magazine

Heritage Unit Event Draws 4000

07/04/2012 - UNC-TV

NC Now (Heritage Locomotive Story begins at 5:45)

07/04/2012 - Salisbury Post

Night Shoot for Norfolk Southern

07/03/2012 - Salisbury Post

Norfolk Southern Displays 20 Locomotives During Heritage Event

07/03/2012 - WSOC-TV (AP)

Heritage Locomotives Displayed at NC museum

07/02/2012 - WBTV News 3

Norfolk Southern Heritage Event Set for Big Crowds, Colorful Display

07/02/2012 - The Railroad Nation

N.C. Transportation Museum Fall Train Excursion

06/03/2012 - WBTV News 3

Rail Days Rolls On at the N.C. Transportation Museum

06/03/2012 - Salisbury Post

N.C. Transportation Museum Rail Days

06/03/2012 - Salisbury Post

Rail Days Festival (Video)

05/26/2012 - Raleigh News and Observer

N.C. Transportation Museum in Spencer chronicles state’s wheels, tracks and wings

05/24/2012 - Salisbury Post

Twenty locomotives to appear in their original colors at Transportation Museum

05/22/2012 - Market Watch

Norfolk Southern Heritage locomotives to gather in North Carolina for a "family portrait"

05/22/2012 - MENAFN

Norfolk Southern Heritage locomotives to gather in North Carolina for July 4 'family portrait'

05/22/2012 - PR Newswire

Norfolk Southern Heritage locomotives to gather in North Carolina for a "family portrait"

05/17/2012 - Charlotte Observer

N.C. Transportation Museum in Spencer chronicles state’s wheels, tracks and wings history

05/14/2012 - Salisbury Post

Motorcycle show at North Carolina Transportation Museum draws a crowd

05/14/2012 - Salisbury Post

Transportation Museum festival gets new name, adds activities

05/08/2012 - WBTV News 3

Big Weekend Coming to NCTM; Bike Show

05/08/2012 - WBTV News 3

Big Weekend Coming to NCTM; Thomas Play Date

04/20/2012 - Salisbury Post

Volunteer Open House Among Events Saturday at the N.C. Transportation Museum

04/19/2012 - WBTV News 3

Big Weekend at NCTM - Studebakers, Pirates and Trains!

04/04/2012 - WBTV News 3

Steamed Up! A rare locomotive double header at NCTM

04/01/2012 - Salisbury Post

Easter Bunny Express Continues Today at the N.C. Transportation Museum

03/28/2012 - The Raleigh Telegram

TRAVEL: Easter Bunny, Civil War, Pirates, War Of 1812, Art And More In NC In April

03/26/2012 - Salisbury Post

Easter Bunny Express, egg hunt celebrate holiday at museum

03/17/2012 - WBTV News 3

Celebrate Amtrak at the N.C. Transportation Museum - Video

03/17/2012 - News 14 Carolinas

Amtrak Celebrates 40 Years of Service at Transportation Museum

03/16/2012 - WBTV News 3

Celebrating 40 Years of Amtrak

03/15/2012 - Salisbury Post

Amtrak Exhibit Train Comes to Spencer

03/02/2012 - Salisbury Post

Wegner Takes Throttle at Transportation Museum

02/20/2012 - Salisbury Post

Original Tuskegee Airman Appears at Red Tails Exhibit in Spencer

02/09/2012 - WBTV

Tuskegee Airmen salute at NCTM

02/09/2012 - Salisbury Post

Spencer Lands Red Tail Exhibit

02/02/2012 - Salisbury Post

New Transportation Museum Director Named

01/21/2012 - Salisbury Post

Behind the Scenes - A New Way to Visit the Transportation Museum

11/06/2011 - Salisbury Post

Rail Camp Draws Boy Scouts

10/30/2011 - The Railroad Nation

Take the Throttle at North Carolina Transportation Museum

10/30/2011 - Spartanburg Herald Journal

Rare passenger train excursion stops in Spartanburg to the delight of many

10/23/2011 - Salisbury Post

Transportation Museum allows customers to operate train

10/02/2011 - Fayetteville Observer (Scroll to Fall Color By Train)

Autumn is perfect time to view foliage, explore campsites in western N.C. (Scroll to Fall Color By Train).

10/01/2011 - Salisbury Post

Thomas the Tank Engine’s fans lining up

09/29/2011 - Salisbury Post

Students learn about the earlier days of transportation

06/27/2011 - Fox 8 WGHP

NC Transportation Museum To Charge Admission for First Time

06/25/2011 - News 14 Carolinas

NC Transportation Museum To Start Charging Fee

06/20/2011 - WSOC-TV

Funding Cut Means Admission Charge At NC Transportation Museum

06/17/2011 - WBTV News 3

Budget Cuts To NC Museum

06/16/2011 - Salisbury Post

Transportation Museum plans $10 fee for adults

05/27/2011 - Salisbury Post

Volunteers Perform Restoration on Locomotive

04/26/2011 - Salisbury Post

Volunteers Restoring DC-3

04/11/2011 - Winston Salem Journal

Labor of love: Affection for aviation, Piedmont Airlines draws volunteers to plane-restoration effort

04/10/2011 - Salisbury Post

Tractor fans gather in Spencer

04/05/2011 - Salisbury Post

Night at the Museum (Video/Audio Slide Show)

04/05/2011 - Salisbury Post

Night at the Museum (Text associated with slide show)

03/20/2011 - Salisbury Post

Transportation Museum Gets Honor

03/19/2011 - WGHP Fox 8 News

Spencer Becomes Site of National Landmark

03/04/2011 - Salisbury Post

Night at the Transportation Museum

12/30/2010 - Salisbury Post

Visitors Say They Would Pay for Transportation Museum

12/30/2010 - Salisbury Post

NCTM Fires Up Coal Engine

12/30/2010 - WBTV News

N.C. Transportation Museum Shows Off Steam Engine

12/30/2010 - Salisbury Post

Spencer Museum May Charge Admission Fee

12/30/2010 - WGHP Fox 8

Model-A Fire Engine

12/30/2010 - WGHP Fox 8

Model-A Fords

12/04/2009 - Salisbury Post

Museum Praised as Creative Industry

11/05/2009 - Salisbury Post

Rail Camp This Weekend

11/02/2009 - Salisbury Post

Keeping History on Track: Director Dreams of Museum Growth

11/01/2009 - Asheville Citizen-Times

Leaf Peepers Train (photo slide show)

10/31/2009 - NBC29

Fall Rail Excursion Comes to Charlottesville

10/19/2009 - Salisbury Post

Antique Auto Show Comes to N.C. Transportation Museum

10/10/2009 - Salisbury Post

Christmas Arrives Early with Movie Promotion Efforts at N.C. Transportation Museum

08/20/2009 - Salisbury Post

Looking But Not Spending: Visitors Are Holding Onto Their Cash at Tourist Spots

08/18/2009 - WBTV News

Tourism at N.C. State Parks Increasing

08/13/2009 - UNC-TV

UNC-TV's N.C. Weekend (scroll down to find story)

08/10/2009 - Richmond County Daily Journal

Special Train Trips Offered This Fall

08/05/2009 - Salisbury Post

Ford Fans Flock to Spencer Show

08/03/2009 - Salisbury Post

Fords Take Center Stage at N.C. Transportation Museum Show

07/24/2009 - Salisbury Post

Museum Hosts Annual Cub Scout Day

07/06/2009 - Salisbury Post

N.C. Transportation Museum Dedicates New Equipment, Lining Bar Gangs

06/22/2009 - Salisbury Post

Tickets Go On Sale Wednesday for Two Train Excursions

05/29/2009 - Salisbury Post

Students Can Compete To Have Wright Brothers Project Displayed At Transportation Museum

05/28/2009 - Wall Street Journal

They Rode the Rails in Style

05/23/2009 - Salisbury Post

Letters to the Editor: Train Program is Awesome

05/21/2009 - Salisbury Post

N.C. Transportation Museum Unveils New Train Ride

05/11/2009 - Salisbury Post

Piedmont Profile: Spencer’s Elder Statesman: C.E. Spear Says Life Has Been Good

05/08/2009 - USA Today

Disney Stokes Publicity Engine with "Christmas Carol Train" Tour

05/04/2009 - Salisbury Post

Statesville Native Shares Tale Of Travels Across State By Mule At N.C. Transportation Museum

01/15/2009 - Salisbury Post

Restoring History

01/03/2009 - Salisbury Post

Buzz Beginning Over Feature Filmed in Rowan