N.C. Transportation Museum


Blackbeard’s Queen Anne’s Revenge: 1718 Displays Actual Treasures from Blackbeard’s Flagship

This Traveling Exhibit Will Be Displayed at the N.C. Transportation Museum July 19 to August 31 SPENCER, NC July 10, 2013 – Actual treasures from the shipwreck of Blackbeard the Pirate are traveling the state and the N.C. Transportation Museum will host this incredible exhibit for six weeks. Blackbeard’s Queen’s […]


Historian Andrew Duppstadt Explores Civil War Naval History

SPENCER – As part of the sesquicentennial observances of the Civil War, the N.C. Transportation Museum presents Civil War transportation history with some of the most interesting vessels to take to the water.  N.C. Civil War Ironclads, with historian Andrew Duppstadt, will be held at the Bob Julian Roundhouse Orientation […]


Norfolk Southern Heritage Locomotives: A Family Portrait, Gets Bigger As Event Approaches

The Norfolk Southern Heritage Locomotives: A Family Portrait event at the N.C. Transportation Museum July 3 and 4 continues to grow to historic proportions.  The event celebrates Norfolk Southern Corporation’s 30th Anniversary, created by the merger of Southern Railway and Norfolk Western Railway.  These two companies, however, were the product […]


Transportation Museum Hosts Rare Steam Program Excursions June 16-17

SPENCER, NC – For the first time since 1994, you can ride behind a real coal-fired steam locomotive on mainline tracks in North Carolina when the N.C. Transportation Museum hosts passenger train excursions June 16 and 17.  Part of the 21st Century Steam program, the trips are being offered in cooperation […]