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How 10 antique railcars made their way to museum

North Carolina Railroad Museum has completed a 20-year quest to add rail cars to its collection on display. The aging railway cars were stranded – not abandoned – at Harris Nuclear Plant in New Hill, N.C., a reminder of the plant’s construction and the railroad industry’s legacy. Six of the cars were owned by Duke Energy and four, which include several dating back 100 years, belonged to the museum. They were held at the plant until the museum could raise enough money to transport the cars the 5 miles to the museum.
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The importance of engineering in a clean energy future

When you hear the title “engineer,” a train or locomotive engineer may come to mind. But, we’re not talking about that type of engineer – we’re talking about individuals who design, build or maintain a wide variety of equipment like engines, machines and...
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Island Explorer program continues

Masonboro.org provides environmental conservation experiences to all public school fifth graders in New Hanover County through an Island Explorer program. Trained coastal educators transport students by ferry boat to Masonboro Island, an uninhabited...
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Our top 10 articles of the decade

Did you know that the Nuclear Information Center (NIC) has been around for over a decade? Welcome to the NIC, Duke Energy’s new online Nuclear Information Center. In this online space, you will find educational information on the nuclear industry and...
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