National Railway Historical Society and Black Cat Station

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National Railway Historical Society and Black Cat Station


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  • Seasons - Year-round
  • Hours - 2nd Saturday of eachmonth 10 am - 2 pm


  • 800 Elizabeth Street

    North Wilkesboro,   NC   28659


A large "HO Scale" model train layout. There are passenger trains and freight trains, a logging railroad and operating trolley car. There are 21 tunnels, 14 trains, 8 trestles & bridges and one trolley on the layout. The main layout is 50 feet by 20 feet, with 2 small layouts with Thomas the Train that children can operate by themselves. We have free magazines and many historical photos. We have a small gift shop also and free coffee. There is no admission charge to visit the railroad, but we gladly accept donations. Come by and visit, 2nd Saturday of each month 10 am till 2 pm.

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800 Elizabeth Street
North Wilkesboro NC 28659


Latitude: 36° 10' 14.16" / Longitude: -81° 9' 6.12"

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