Great Smoky Mountains Railroad's recently restored consolidation No. 1702 splits downtown Bryson City as the first Nantahala Gorge Excursion of the day departs on its westbound run.
GSMR 1702 is pushed across the Tuckasegee River outside of Bryson City, NC with the 2pm Nantahala Gorge excursion train in tow.
The Tuckasseegee River excursion train led ex-Army 2-8-0 #1702 leaves the main line and enters the siding where it will stop to off load.
1702 leads one of the last weekly steam powered Tuck Trains of the season through the truss at Ela. I've been trying to shoot these last few trains in the last of the fall foliage.
1702 leads one of the last steam powered Tuck Trains of the season.
1751 rolls to a stop in front of the old Southern Railway boarding houses at Whittier. The passengers will debark at the railroad's event field for the Pumpkin Patch Express event.
1702 leads a westbound train across the very end of the Tuckaseegee River, just before it feeds into Fontana Lake.
1702 leads a westbound train out of Bryson City for the Nantahala Gorge.
Early morning finds steam is up for the trip to Nantahala Gorge in a few hours.
Newly restored Baldwin S160 class Consolidation No. 1702 breaks through the hue of fall color on the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad on Sunday, October 16, 2016. Engine No. 1702 was built in 1942 t... (more)
1702 leads an afternoon tuck train through Thomas Valley.
1702 leads an afternoon tuck train through Wilmot.
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)