Its bright smokebox contrasting nicely with the red, black, and gold adorning the engine, GSMR 1702 leads the 1pm gorge train into the Nantahala Outdoor Center on a bright fall day.
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.
Its bright smokebox shining in the afternoon sun, GSMR 1702 gallops down the jointed-rail, kudzu-lined Murphy Branch.
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)
Its steam and smoke lingering overhead on this cold morning, GSMR 1702 has a long train in tow as it negotiates the former Southern Murphy Branch in the Smoky Mountains of western North Carolina. ... (more)
At daybreak, Great Smoky Mountains Railroad 1702, stunningly looking more like Southern Railway 2716 (and hopefully retaining this look for several years), barks over the Tuckasegee River with a l... (more)
Great Smokey Mountain Railroad 1702 muscles back west towards Bryson City.
Great Smoky Mountains 2-8-0 leads the westbound train bound for the NOC across the Tuckasegee River at Bryson City, NC.
Fall peak has arrived in western North Carolina as Great Smoky Mountains 2-8-0 #1702 heads west out of Bryson City with the railroad’s ever popular Nantahala Gorge Excursion.
Great Smoky Mountains Railroad 1702 leading the Nantahala Gorge Excursion in the Nantahala Gorge
Great Smoky Mountains Railroad 1702 leading the Nantahala Gorge Excursion across Fontana Lake
1702 leading the Nantahala Gorge Train out of Bryson City
GSMR 1702 leads the Nantahala Gorge train through the gorge
GSMR 1702 leads the Tuckasseegee River train up Ferguson Hill
Great Smoky Mountains Railroad 1702 leading the Nantahala Gorge train through the Gorge