Just past Milepost 80, 1702 rounds a curve near the Nantahala Outdoor Center with a westbound Nantahala Gorge excursion. She has 6 mile climb to the run-around siding in Nantahala before she can h... (more)
Passing a popular photo spot called "Jump Rock", 1702 works her 2:00pm Nantahala Gorge excursion west to the run around in Nantahala.
GP9 711 leads the return trip of the Nantahala Gorge Train through the Nantahala Outdoor Center. The train will make an hour layover here to allow passengers to check out the nearby scenery and th... (more)
1702 makes its way west through the Nantahala Outdoor Center.
Just past MP 80 on the former Southern Railway Murphy Branch, 1702 does all it can keeping a 20+ car (and 2 diesel) train moving over wet rail through the Nantahala Outdoor Center.
Fog begins to build along the Nantahala river as 1702 steams westbound through the gorge with the daily gorge train. Rafters from the Nantahala Outdoor Center enjoy the rapids created by the dail... (more)
The GSMR Nantahala Gorge Turn heads through the Nantahala Gorge near Wesser, NC. White water rafters get a nice wave from the Conductor. This is one of two daily excursion trains which the GSMR ru... (more)
A curious onlooker inspects the '02 during a brief layover at the Nantahala Outdoor Center.