A light rain falls as the westbound Polar Express returns through Ela, NC returning from the first run of the night to the North Pole (aka Whitter, NC).
The westbound Polar Express returns to Bryson City after it's second run to the North Pole (Whitter, NC) on this wet December evening.
Coupled to a MOW flat car, GSMR 711 sits on a siding in Bryson City, NC.
A GSMR train pulls to a stop at the depot in Bryson City, NC as a chilly rain coats Smoky Mountains (and me) on a November afternoon.
GSMR 1751 brings an excursion into Bryson City, NC on a very rainy Saturday afternoon. Here it is passing through a tunnel of fall color as it approaches the depot where it will tie down for the n... (more)
GSMR 711 leads a deadhead move of the Southland coach towards Dillsboro.
A busy day on the GSMR. GSMR 777 waits in the siding for GSMR 711 with the Southland coach on a deadhead from Bryson City to Dillsboro. 777 is on point of a ballast/mixed train on it's way to a qu... (more)
EMD GP9 #1751 and EX:Santa Fe GP30 #2467 ready to pull the Nantahala Gorge train on September 4th, 2015.
Great Smoky Mountains Railroad GP9 #1755 leads the afternoon "Dinosaur Train" through the Tuckasegee River valley near Ela, North Carolina, returning to Bryson City from Whittier.
Great Smoky Mountain RR #1551 leading an eastbound freight train near Marble, NC || May 1991
GSMR EMD GP7 #777 sitting in the Bryson City yard awaiting its next assignment.
711 leads the days "Tuck Train" through the farmlands at Qualla.
GSMR 711 and 777, both of which as far as I know are GP7's in GP9 frames run around the days Tuck Train.
GSMR 777 and 711, both of which as far as I know are GP7's in GP9 frames lead the days Tuck Train under the last bit of fall foliage still hanging on. The Tuck Train is much longer than usual at 2... (more)
GSMR 1751 runs light to Dillsboro following directly behind the day's Tuck Train. The Tuck Train is much longer than usual at 20 cars and will need 1751 to get back to Bryson City.