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Old 01-16-2011, 04:30 AM   #3
Joey Bowman
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Originally Posted by crazytiger View Post
Nick D would know, but I believe it is between 6 and 10 trains. Not many, but the scenery makes it worth it, I understand.
Probably closer to the low side of that number. But there are other things to visit in the area as well to make up for it.

Old Fort is beautiful but the NS S-Line is very unpredictable, you may go 8 hours with out seeing a train and see 3 or 4 in 30 minutes.

There is also the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad, a very photogenic tourist railroad about 2 hours to the west, Tweetsie Railroad about 2 hours to the north east, and Salisbury NC about 2 1/2 hours to the east which has a lot of traffic.

Also a few shortlines in the area including the Caldwell County Railroad (which most of my RP uploads feature), Alexander County Railroad, and the Thermal Belt Railway (rarely operates).

Almost forgot the CSX altapass loops as well.
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