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)
First steam run of the season heading to the Nantahala Gorge.
Spring in the Smokies: GSMR’s Nantahala Gorge excursion passes the old Almond depot on a damp spring afternoon. In the Southern days, the depot and nearby farm were used by railroa... (more)
GSMR 1702 exits through a tunnel of kudzu as she drifts along the banks of Fontana Lake with the 9:00 AM Nantahala Gorge excursion on a cool October morning.
The Great Smoky Mountains Railroad No. 711 heading East through Almond, North Carolina.