Posts Tagged ‘History’

Spend a Day at the Santa Fe Railyard

Railroading never goes out of style and neither do avid lovers of all things railroad. One top U.S. railroad sight to see is the Sante Fe Railyard in Sante Fe, New Mexico. Within sight of the famous Sante Fe railroad, visitors can spend a day awash in Sante Fe’s rail history, dating back to the […]

The History of the 1866 Roanoke River Lighthouse in Edenton, North Carolina

On the coast of Edenton, NC, also known as the Inner Banks of North Carolina, sits a historic screw-pile lighthouse. A screw-pile lighthouse is a lighthouse structure with supports that are screwed into the sand or river bottoms of the water. Each piling can withstand storms and waves as they were literally screwed into the […]