For the first time in 12 years, GSMR 1702 graces the ragged rails of the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad east of Whittier. In a hurry to make a ceremony for her return, the 1942 built locomotive pa... (more)
Should we be grateful for what we have or hopeful for what we don't?
While #1702 is the only operating steam locomotive on the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad, she's not the only one they own. T... (more)
Just east of Whittier, 1702 steams by, in a hurry to make a ceremony for her return in Bryson City. She wouldn't make it though, over heating a bearing just a few miles away, cutting short her mai... (more)