Graham County #1926 working at Topton, NC in August 1963.
Two Southern Railway GP-38's with a short westbound freight have just clawed their way upgrade out of the Nantahala Gorge and reached the summit at Topton.
Westbound GSMR freight train between Topton and Marble, NC in April 1989. The train left Bryson City with 2 engines and 12 loads of grain for Andrews which required tripling the hill between near ... (more)
The 12.13 mile Graham County Railroad operated between Topton and Robbinsville from the wye at Junction, the interchange with the Southern Railroad’s Murphy freight only branch. Graham County Shay... (more)
Graham County shay #1926 at the Southern Rwy interchange at Topton during the summer of 1963.
Graham County Shay #1926 at Topton, NC (the junction with the Southern Rwy) during the summer of 1963.
The Red Marble Gap excursion, which operated on the western end of the GSMR between Andrews and Nantahala, heads downgrade just west of Topton on the former SOU Murphy branch.