GSMR 1751 and 711 climb their way up the short Ferguson Hill just outside of Bryson City with the return of the weekly Tuckasegee River excursion.
GSMR 1751 and 711 round a curve near Barker's Creek with the return run of the weekly Tuckasegee River excursion.
GSMR 1751 and 711 pull the weekly Tuckasegee River excursion through Whittier on their way west toward Bryson City.
It's a hot 90 degree afternoon in Dillsboro. GSMR 1702 is running on her own power since 2005. Here she is moving between the brand new steam shop and diesel shop in the Dillsboro yard. The next d... (more)
After stopping for "story time," 154 powers through the slippery S curve just outside of Knoxville with the 1:00pm Christmas Lantern Express.
Southern Railway 154 rounds a curve just past the CSX bridge crossing the Tennessee River with the 1:00pm run of the Christmas Lantern Express. This is the first time the 154 has been under steam ... (more)
The oldest operating Southern Railway steam locomotive rolls along the Holston River in downtown Knoxville with the second run of the Three Rivers Rambler Christmas Lantern Express.
A light rain begins to fall as the return trip of the Three Rivers Rambler Christmas Lantern Express heads back to Knoxville for the final run of the day.
1702's fireman takes a break as former Southern Pacific GP9 1755 aka "The Polar Engine" backs to couple up to the Polar Express consist. 1702 will then proceed back to Dillsboro tender-f... (more)
Just outside of Wilmot near "Barker's Creek," GSMR 777 and 1751 lead an eastbound Tuckasegee River excursion toward Dillsboro. Later that afternoon 1702 will haul the 18 car consist back... (more)
GSMR 777 and 1751 lead an eastbound Tuckasegee River excursion through the community of Whittier.
GSMR 777 and 1751 lead an eastbound Tuckasegee River excursion up the 3% Ferguson Hill with a 18 car consist and steam locomotive in tow.
GSMR GP7 777 and GP9 1751 round a curve through a rock cut just outside of Dillsboro with a Tuckasegee River excursion in tow. Later that afternoon steam locomotive 1702 will pull the 18 car consi... (more)
North Carolina's last currently operating steam locomotive rests in the afternoon sun before heading tender-first east to Dillsboro where she'll be stored until late December.
GSMR GP "Cripple 7" waits at the 47 milepost for Blue Ridge Southern T59 to make their shove through Sylva to deliver a CSX coach from Florida.