• Norfolk Southern Exhibit Car's 30th-anniversary tour

  • Discussion relating to the NS operations. Official web site can be found here: NSCORP.COM.
Discussion relating to the NS operations. Official web site can be found here: NSCORP.COM.
  by Jeff Smith
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/norfol ... 2012-05-21
NORFOLK, Va., May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Educating and entertaining audiences of all ages with a nod to the company's heritage on its 30th anniversary and with new displays showcasing the benefits of rail freight transportation, the Norfolk Southern Exhibit Car has launched a 10-state, 15-city public tour.

The Exhibit Car is a restored 1926 Pullman passenger car that was converted to a mobile museum in 1971. In its 41 years of service as a display car, it has traveled to hundreds of cities across Norfolk Southern's railway system and has been viewed by more than 1.5 million people.


2, 3: Strasburg, Pa., Norfolk Southern Days at Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania

July 3, 4: Spencer, N.C., North Carolina Transportation Museum

July 7: Roanoke, Va., Employee Appreciation Day at the Virginia Museum of Transportation

July 21: Norfolk, Va., Girl Scouts Council of the Colonial Coast's observance of 100th anniversary of Girl Scouts (by invitation only)

July 23: Norfolk, Va., Lionel Collectors Club of America Convention (private ticketed event)

Aug. 4: Milan, Mich., Discover Milan Day

Aug. 10-12: Orville, Ohio, Depot Days

Sept. 1, 2: Scranton, Pa., Lackawanna Railfest

Sept. 8: Fort Valley, Ga., 7th Annual ComSouth Hambone Jam

Sept. 19: Louisville, Ky., Grade Crossing Collision Investigation Course (private event)

Sept. 29: Old Fort, N.C., 100th Anniversary Celebration of Andrews Geyser and Old Fort Railroad

Oct. 13: Hendersonville, N.C., 5th Annual Bazaar

Oct. 20: Oliver Springs, Tenn., October Sky Fall Festival

Dec. 1: Hopkins, S.C., Annual Holiday Taste & Tour - Lower Richland Heritage Corridor

Dec. 6: Landrum, S.C., Landrum Christmas Stroll/Parade