Peeking out from between the shadows cast by the bright fall foliage, GSMR 1702 skirts by Fontana Lake with a long train of passengers enjoying the excellent scenery.
GSMR GP38-3 2668 and GP38-2 2335, built for the L&N and Frisco, respectively, ease the morning train to a stop at the Nantahala Outdoor Center, where passengers will have a short layover to check ... (more)
Looking exactly like a miniature version of Southern 2716, the GSMR's smartly-dressed Consolidation pulls a long train of tourists along Fontana Lake. Passengers will be delighted on this fall day... (more)
Great Smoky Mountains Railroad 1702 leading the Nantahala Gorge Excursion across Fontana Lake
The Great Smoky Mountains Railroad's "Nantahala Gorge Excursion" crosses Fontana Lake near Almond, NC, headed upstream with GP30M 2467 assisting on the rear end of the train.
The Great Smoky Mountains Railroad's "Nantahala Gorge Excursion" crosses Fontana Lake near Almond, NC, with former US Army consolodation #1702 leading the way.
The Great Smoky Mountains Railroad's "Nantahala Gorge Excursion" cruises alongside the Nantahala River/ Fontana Lake near Almond, NC. The consist includes ex-Army consolodation #1702, a ... (more)
Along the shores of Fontana Lake, Great Smoky Mountains Railroad 1702 works her train into Almond, an old flagstop on the old Murphy Branch.
Great Smoky Mountains Railroad 1702 enters the Nantahala Gorge, giving passengers a great view at Fontana Lake.
After a good snow fall in the area during Christmas, GSMR 1755 leads the days trip to the Nantahala Gorge over the Tuckasegee River to begin the climb up to the gorge. Originally, this trip was su... (more)
Nantahala Gorge excursion westbound
The 1702 leads the train at track speed shortly before they enter Nantahala Gorge.
GSMR 1702 leads the first Nantahala Gorge steam excursion along the bank of Fontana Lake in her new paint scheme.
GSMR 1702 leads a 2pm westbound Nantahala Gorge excursion through the small community of Almond along Fontana Lake.
A fishing boat and its two occupants slows down to admire the 1702 as it leads the Nantahala Train along Fontana Lake in Almond, NC. While the train is about to enter the Nantahala Gorge, the name... (more)