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North Carolina thinking skills
Model of thinking skills adopted by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction in 1994. Lists seven levels of thinking skills from simplest to most complex: knowledge, organizing, applying, analyzing, generating, integrating, and evaluating.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction administers the policies adopted by the State Board of Education and offers instructional, financial, technological, and personnel support to all public school systems in the state.

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Wilmington and Weldon Railroad timetable: Night express train north
Wilmington and Weldon Railroad timetable: Night express train north
An 1859 timetable for the Wilmington and Weldon Railroad.
Format: image/ephemera
Wilmington and Weldon Railroad timetable: Night express train south
Wilmington and Weldon Railroad timetable: Night express train south
An 1859 timetable for the Wilmington and Weldon Railroad.
Format: image/ephemera
Historic Railroad House
The heritage of Lee County is preserved at this museum in the old railroad depot agent's home.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
Reminiscences of Levi Coffin: The story of Jack Barnes
A chapter from the memoir of Levi Coffin, a Quaker abolitionist who was heavily involved in the Underground Railroad in the 19th century.
Format: book (multiple pages)
Old Fort Railroad Museum
Old Fort, North Carolina has been undergoing a great renovation and the Depot is no exception. The Railroad Depot houses the Railroad Museum and contains memorabilia, tools, and furniture from the early railroad period.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
Wilmington Railroad Museum
Learn about the historical development of railroads in the Wilmington area with the eclectic collection of displays at the Wilmington Railroad Museum.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
The Wilmington and Weldon Railroad
In Antebellum North Carolina, page 5.4
When it was built in 1840, the Wilmington and Weldon Railroad was the longest in the world. During the Civil War it became known as the "lifeline of the Confederacy" for its role in moving goods from the port of Wilmington to Lee's army in Virginia.
Format: article
The historic Railroad House Museum in Sanford, NC
The historic Railroad House Museum in Sanford, NC
This is the historic Railroad House Museum in Sanford, North Carolina. Built in 1872, the Railroad House is the oldest house in Sanford. Originally built as a home for the first depot agent of the Raleigh and Augusta Airline Railroad, the Railroad House now...
Format: image/photograph
Map of North Carolina railroads, 1854
Map of North Carolina railroads, 1854
Map depicts North Carolina roads and railroads, including the Virginia and Tennessee Railroad, the North Carolina Railroad, the Seaboard and Roanoke Railroad, the Wilmington and Manchester Railroad, and the Wilmington and Weldon Railroad. "Coalfields" are...
Format: image/map
The North Carolina Railroad
In Antebellum North Carolina, page 5.2
The North Carolina Railroad, built in the 1850s, connected Charlotte, Greensboro, and Goldsboro.
Format: article
Old Fort Railroad Museum
Old Fort Railroad Museum
This is the Old Fort Railroad Museum. The Old Fort Railroad Museum is housed in the circa 1890 depot which has been renovated. The museum traces the growth of the railroad and its dramatic impact on the town, and includes original hand tools, signal lights,...
Format: image/photograph
National Railroad Museum and Hall of Fame
The railroad industry has always been important to the town of Hamlet and the museum celebrates this history. The Railroad Passenger Station is registered as a Historic Landmark and is said to be the most photographed station in the eastern United States.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
The New Hope Valley Railway at the North Carolina Railroad Museum
Come take a ride on the New Hope Valley Railway and see the locomotives and train cars of yesteryear.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
1875 railroad map of North Carolina and South Carolina
1875 railroad map of North Carolina and South Carolina
This 1875 railroad map of North and South Carolina is shaded by county. While the names of some of the railroad lines are difficult to read, the routes and major destinations are clearly visible.
Format: image/map
Old Steam Locomotive #12 at the historic Railroad House Museum
Old Steam Locomotive #12 at the historic Railroad House Museum
The is the Old Steam Locomotive #12 at the Railroad House Museum in Sanford, North Carolina. Built in 1872, the Railroad House is the oldest house in Sanford. Originally built as a home for the first depot agent of the Raleigh and Augusta Airline Railroad,...
Format: image/photograph
Bottles and other artifacts at the historic Railroad House Museum
Bottles and other artifacts at the historic Railroad House Museum
These are bottles and other artifacts at the historic Railroad House Museum in Sanford, North Carolina. Built in 1872, the Railroad House is the oldest house in Sanford. Originally built as a home for the first depot agent of the Raleigh and Augusta Airline...
Format: image/photograph
Union Station Railroad Museum
The heritage of Moore County and the town of Aberdeen can be seen at this museum through its exhibits of memorabilia and artifacts.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
1891 railroad map of eastern North Carolina
1891 railroad map of eastern North Carolina
1891 railroad map of eastern North Carolina and Virginia. A blue highlighted line emphasizes the Norfolk and Western railroad line. Other railroad lines are visible. Lines highlighted in red show what appear to be major water routes.
Format: image/article
An attendant on the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad
An attendant on the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad
An attendant on the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad watches a field roll past outside the window of a train car. Retired citizens in the area work as attendants for the railroad. The train trip offers tunnels and view of river gorges and mountains.
Format: image/photograph
Circa 1900 railroad map of western North Carolina
Circa 1900 railroad map of western North Carolina
This circa 1900 railroad map of western North Carolina shows counties and topography as well as railroad lines. The lines are color coded, but the labels are somewhat difficult to read. Orange lines are Southern lines. Blue lines are Central Carolina lines....
Format: image/map