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.
GSMR 1551 and 700 lead a freight train near Andrews, NC.
Good ol' Smokey - one of my favorite "small" tourist steam engines, former US Army, now Great Smokey Mountains Railroad rides the grade closely following the Tuckasegee River in NC. She's current... (more)
How long until the kudzu gets ahold of the train?
Believed to be ex-C&NW.