GSMR excursion train passes through Almond, headed for the Nantahala Gorge. This is the former Southern Railway Murphy Branch.
Moments after crossing the Fontana Lake Trestle near Almond, NC GSMR 1702's crew gave me a portrait pose of the engine/tender which was running light for mechanical & track inspection purposes thi... (more)
GSMR 1702 approaches the Fontana Lake Trestle near Almond, NC on this tepid June day in 1996. I had the unique opportunity to travel with the crew & a light engine this day and took advantage of t... (more)
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.