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Encyclopedia > Bonsal, North Carolina

Bonsal is a small community located in extreme southwestern Wake County, North Carolina off of the original alignment of US_1. Bonsal was the site of the junction between the New Hope Valley Railroad which ran off of the main line parallel to US-1 and North to the tobacco factories in downtown Durham, North Carolina. The rail route was abandoned in the late 1970s.


Today, Bonsal and the now defunct railroad is the site of the New Hope Valley Railroad Museum. The Museum owns about 6 miles of track between Bonsal and New Hill, North Carolina. The remainder of the route is being rebuilt as the American Tobacco Trail.


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Bonsal, North Carolina - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (248 words)
Bonsal, North Carolina is an unincorporated community in the New Hill, North Carolina postal district, part of the Extra Territorial Jurisdiction (ETJ) of Apex, North Carolina, in extreme southwestern Wake County, North Carolina off the original alignment of US1.
Bonsal was a railroad junction between the Durham and South Carolina Railroad (DandSC) (originally chartered as the New Hope Valley Railroad) and the Seaboard Air Line Railroad (originally the Raleigh and Augusta Air Line Railroad).
The line owns approximately 6 miles of track between Bonsal and New Hill, North Carolina, operating for passengers on the first Sunday of each month from May to November and both Saturday and Sunday the first two weekends in December.
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