The 1702 leads the daily Nantahala Gorge excursion train along the shore of Fontana Lake. The ex-US Army 2-8-0 returned to service in July 2016 after nearly twelve years of inactivity. The railroa... (more)
GSMR excursion train passes through Almond, headed for the Nantahala Gorge. This is the former Southern Railway Murphy Branch.
the Nantahala Gorge evening excursion passing thru the forest and along the banks of Fontana Lake past the old Murphy Branch depot at Almond.
Pacing in a boat is a heck of a lot easier than chasing in a car on this part of the line...
Baldwin 1702 performs a photo runby on a GSMR "3-in-1" special.