The GSMR Nantahala Gorge Turn heads through the Nantahala Gorge near Wesser, NC. White water rafters get a nice wave from the Conductor. This is one of two daily excursion trains which the GSMR ru... (more)
Great Smoky Mountains Railroad GP9's 1755 and 777 crossing the Tuckasegee River near Bryson City, NC. You will note two fellow railfans observing the train and the Conductor giving a nice wave. Th... (more)
Great Smoky Mountains Railroad GP9's 1755 and 777 about to depart from the former Southern Railway station in Bryson City, NC. The GSMR operates excursion trains on the former Southern Railway Mur... (more)
GSM's 1702 makes a backup near Andrews.
Exclusive Never Before Seen! Great Smoky Mountains Railroad's NEW Paint Scheme! Seen here on the MacNeil Club Car. Freshly Painted Tuscan Red Body, Black Trucks, Silver Roof, Gold Hand Rails, and ... (more)
A view from the rear of GSMR 711 during the process of running around the train before taking it back to the NOC, and eventually Bryson City, NC.
Eric Pittman looks out the window as he brings the train to a stop at the NOC.
Storm clouds linger in the distance as GSMR 711 heads uphill out of Bryson City, NC.
That's the tender of 1702 in the background. Sitting out in the weather for years now I imagine.
Engineer Eric Pittman watches the tracks ahead of us as we head longhood forward towards Bryson City. www.JoeyBowman.net
Approaching the Lake Fontana bridge on the GSMR. www.JoeyBowman.net
Thomas Nicholson working as brakeman, directing engineer Eric Pittman after running around the train and preparing to head back towards Bryson City and the NOC. www.JoeyBowman.net
Thomas Nicholson honking the horn as the train proceeds through a grade crossing. www.JoeyBowman.net
Engineer Kurt Newman.