North Carolina is blessed with an incredible transportation museum located in Spencer, NC. You can ride diesels, shay steam engines, tour the roundhouse and so much more. Inside, it houses an incredibly impressive collection of engines and cars. You can even view a restoration currently in progress. For a train ride in North Carolina and a lesson in history, visit the museum, conveniently located right off I-85 in Rowan County.
The N.C. Transportation Museum is part of theDivision of State Historic Sites, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources. The Department of Cultural Resources is a state agency dedicated to the promotion and protection of North Carolina’s arts, history and culture. Additional support for the museum and its programs are provided by the N.C. Transportation Museum Foundation.