The Great Smoky Mountains Railroad No. 1702 during the engine's first trip into the Nantahala Gorge since 2004.The locomotive was welcomed with warm smiles and waves from the rafters in the Nantah... (more)
Nevada Northern's 2-8-0 steam locomotive #90 hustles west out of Ely with a work train; which includes Nevada Northern's steam wrecking crane. This was taken during the annual Nevada Northern wint... (more)
TVRM 300 slowly coming into Summerville, GA with SOU 630 leading the SOU 4501 on a double header from Chattanooga. Both locomotives will be turned here on the turntable and will proceed back to Ch... (more)
For an excellent historical write up of this locomotives history, visit the Whippany Railway Museum website.
After a twelve-year absense, steam is back in the Smokies! Great Smoky Mountains Railroad consolidation #1702 made its first test run along the mainline on Friday, July 22 (7/22-coincidentally the... (more)
GSMR 1702 charges hard towards Bryson City on what would be her first successful run all the way to Swain County.
A late afternoon test run provided for some rare light on this end of the line.
For the first time in 12 years, GSMR 1702 graces the ragged rails of the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad east of Whittier. In a hurry to make a ceremony for her return, the 1942 built locomotive pa... (more)
Preparing for Canada Day Festivities.
Should we be grateful for what we have or hopeful for what we don't?
While #1702 is the only operating steam locomotive on the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad, she's not the only one they own. T... (more)
Southern 401 is ready to depart Nelson's Crossing with a wedding special.
Southern 401 pauses during an afternoon run between Nelson's Crossing and downtown Monticello.
Southern 401 steams up out of the river valley bound for downtown Monticello.
Kewaunee, Green Bay & Western 49 (later Green Bay & Western 350) is the only surviving steam locomotive of the "Green Bay Route." Cosmetically restored in 2004, it is currently on exhi... (more)
Just east of Whittier, 1702 steams by, in a hurry to make a ceremony for her return in Bryson City. She wouldn't make it though, over heating a bearing just a few miles away, cutting short her mai... (more)