Learn More about NC Transportation & It's History

Oasis Spaces Exhibit

Oasis Spaces Exhibit

NEW traveling exhibit on display now at the NC Transportation Museum about sites important to, and personal memories about, African American travel using The Negro Motorist Green Book during the Jim Crow era of legal segregation. Onsite Sept. 25, 2020 through Mar. 14, 2021.

Safe Bus Company

Safe Bus Company

The Safe Bus Company operated in the city of Winston-Salem, North Carolina from 1926 to 1972.  The company was originally formed to provide transportation to the city’s underserved black neighborhoods. In the 1920s, segregation reached into nearly every aspect of...

History That Matters

History That Matters

The tale of how Spencer Shops, now home of the N.C. Transportation Museum, came to be located in a rural area just north of the city of Salisbury includes secret land deals with a former U.S. Representative, a railroad needing to keep locomotives on the move, and a...