Ticket to Write: Hamlet showcases height of railroad history

November 5, 2018 7:59 AM

HAMLET, North Carolina — To stop or not to stop, that is the question when approaching this small railroading town in North Carolina.I chose wisely, and passed a few well-spent hours in quaint little Hamlet on a recent trip through southern North Carolina.The town was incorporated in 1897 at the intersection of two railroad tracks and became the headquarters for the Seaboard Air Line Railroad.Hamlet was known as "the Hub of the Seaboard" in the early 20th century because [...] Continue Reading


Bernhard Langer Wins His 4th Senior British Open Title and Sets a New World Record

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