Two minutes into its journey GSMR 1702 crosses a river and begins the climb out of Bryson City.
Have departed town and just passed through the horse shoe curve leaving Bryson City, GSMR 1702 tackles the grade on its trip west.
A rather patriotic group of rafters float down the river as the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad Nantahala excursion passes by.
A NS Tophat leads NS 135 past the signals at Longview NC
FXE 4674 leads NS 123 through Hickory NC
On a warm spring afternoon NS 8114 leads NS 123 down the loops at Old Fort NC
On a dreary morning CSX 5015 leads a northbound freight up the old Clinchfield route just south of Spruce Pine NC
NS 8797 leading NS 135 across a bridge in Morganton NC
ETWNC 12 leading another train around the mountain at Tweetsie Railroad.
The "queen of steam" leaves the "queen city" behind her as she leaves Charlotte headed back to the NCTM in Spencer NC
NW 611 passing the lucky strike plant
NW 611 leads an excursion across the yadkin river bridge north of Spencer NC
ETWNC 12 leads the train over the "dead horse trestle" at Tweetsie Railroad. #12 celebrated its 100th birthday this february
NS 132 passes through Eufola NC
NS P95 leaves Oyama yard on a cold January morning