January 1 2015 (12) - 2


May 20, 2015     RS&N is proud to have hosted The Intracoastal Model Railroad Club of Calabash, NC, for a round trip railfans ride from Red Springs to the depot at Parkton. The train consisted of 2 Fairmont heavy gang motorcars – an A-4 and an A-6 – and 4 passenger trailer cars. One of the passenger cars was the rebuilt #8404, with its new safety harness.

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May 16 2015- REd Sprngs Festival (20) - 2


May 18, 2016     And a great time was had by all !! The Red Springs Arts Council hosted its annual Street Festival Saturday, May 16, 2015 in downtown Red Springs. There were inflatables for the kids and vendors selling lots of good food and various craft items, artists, community groups, folk and Indian dancers and singers. A gospel singing group added to the festive atmosphere.

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CAR #2 - 5-14-2015



May 14, 2015     Red Springs & Northern Railroad Foundation, Inc. is proud to present the RS&N #8404 trailer car, rebuilt and painted by Foundation President Chris Abbood. Chris assumed the project of restoring one car at a time at his state-of-the-art home shop. 

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TRACK WORK - #3 - 4-18 - 2015

Switch Cross Ties Replacement – Croft Metals Siding

April 18, 2015    Yesterday after the monthly board of directors meeting in Red Springs several foundation members headed out to the Croft Metals switch.  The old “head block” switch cross ties had deteriorated to the point that the switch would not operate correctly.  The old ties were removed and new ones were inserted.

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New Switch Stand for Croft Metals Siding

April 24, 2015    The RS&N now has a new switch stand for the Croft Metals siding. Under clear blue skies with gentle breezes and temperatures hovering in the low 70’s, it was the perfect day to complete this portion of track maintenance.

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May 25 2014Party IMG_1736 (109) - 2

And when we’re not on the r/r…..

May 30, 2015    ……..we’re eatin’, swimmin’, and fellowshippin‘!!!   Memorial Day, May 25, provided members of the RS&N a grand opportunity to spend time at Milton and Ginny Lucas’s lovely country home for a BBQ cookout, swim time, and reflection on lives sacrificed for our great country. The pool water was warm, the food was excellent (thanks so much to everyone who furnished their best!!), and spending quality time together was the greatest part of all.

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May 25 2014Party IMG_1736 (126) - 3       May 24 2014-Tom STallings at Party IMG_1736 (83)       Party IMG_1736 (5)

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BOY SCOUTS - 3-28-2015


Boy Scouts from across Robeson County pinned new Merit Badges to their vests Saturday, March 28, 2015 after riding along the Red Springs & Northern Railroad. More than 50 young people took part in the Merit Badge event, which was organized by the Red Springs & Northern Railroad Foundation, Inc. 

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