The North Carolina Transportation Museum at historic Spencer Shops near Salisbury begins its last restoration phase in May 2000. Completion date is 2003. The mammoth Black Shop, which is the length of two football fields, will undergo a $30 million restoration. Exhibits in the shop will include a hanging DC-3 airplane and a replica of the Wright brothers' plane. Other buildings house historic locomotives, diesel engines, and railroad cars. Over 100,000 people visit Spencer Shops annually.