A fishing boat and its two occupants slows down to admire the 1702 as it leads the Nantahala Train along Fontana Lake in Almond, NC. While the train is about to enter the Nantahala Gorge, the name... (more)
First steam run of the season heading to the Nantahala Gorge.
Spring in the Smokies: GSMR’s Nantahala Gorge excursion passes the old Almond depot on a damp spring afternoon. In the Southern days, the depot and nearby farm were used by railroad ... (more)
GSMR 1702 exits through a tunnel of kudzu as she drifts along the banks of Fontana Lake with the 9:00 AM Nantahala Gorge excursion on a cool October morning.
The Great Smoky Mountains Railroad No. 711 heading East through Almond, North Carolina.
GSMR 1702 pokes out of the trees along the shore of Fontana Lake.
GSMR 1702 makes one of two run-bys scheduled for the day at Lake Fontana. A nice beginning to a chilly all-day photo charter.
Great Smoky Mountains Railroad no. 1702 pulls the 9 a.m. Nantahala Gorge excursion train across the huge trestle over Lake Fontana near Almond, North Carolina. The original Southern Railway "... (more)
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.