A light shower begins to fall as 1702 rounds a curve heading west to Bryson City with a return trip of the Tuckasegee River excursion.
GSMR 1702 passes through Inspiration Park in the community of Ela (EEH-LAH) on her way west to Bryson City with decent size Tuckaseegee River excursion consist in tow.
GSMR Tuckasegee River excursion train heads east from Bryson City to Dillsboro.
GSMR 2-8-0 #1702 returns west from Dillsboro on one of her last scheduled runs of the year, passing by the classic western North Carolina landscapes one beautiful winter afternoon.
What was supposed to be one of the last steam-powered Tuckaseegee River trains of the season, was unfortunately brought to a halt, after ex. US Army 2-8-0 #1702 encountered some unexpected mechani... (more)
Great Smoky Mountains Railroad GP9 #1755 leads the afternoon "Dinosaur Train" through the Tuckasegee River valley near Ela, North Carolina, returning to Bryson City from Whittier.
Flagg Coal 75 leads GSMR's railfest train through the truss at Ela.
a classic Murphy Branch shot
Tuckasegee River excursion train from Dillsboro to Bryson City crosses over the excursion's namesake river
Tuckasegee River excursion train from Dillsboro to Bryson City about to pass over the excursion's namesake river