Metcalfe Station of the Lawndale Railroad

Cleveland County Shelby Trains & Carousels

From 1899 to 1943 a narrow gauge train connected Cleveland Mill & Power Company in Lawndale to Shelby. The Lawndale Historical Society restored the boxcar and store. Metcalfe is the southern limit of the “South Mountain Scenery” Scenic Byway.


  • 2940 Polkville Road. Shelby, NC


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