The Annual Railroad Heritage weekend at Tweetsie Railroad held this year on Saturday August 24th and Sunday August 25th saw a double header of engines 12 and 190 for part of the day on Sunday.
The "Yukon Queen", ex White Pass & Yukon No. 190 narrow gauge 2-8-2 brings the 2:45 train across Dead Horse Trestle.
Built in 1917 by the Baldwin Locomotive Works, Tweetsie RR #12 leaves the Station for another trip on the short loop around Miner’s Mountain.
With sweet stormlight, number 12's whistle echoes through the hills of North Carolina at the Tweetsie Railroad park.
The first run of the September 30th Ghost Train slowly crosses the trestle on a cold Autumn night.
Tweetsie No. 12 emerges from the dark tree tunnel into an opening of soft light on a gloomy afternoon.
Tweestie No. 12 takes the No. 5 car around the mountain wearing ET&WNC decals.
Tweetsie 2017 Railroad Heritage Weekend. Former ET&WNC #12, a 3' narrow guage locomotive, leads former White Pass and Yukon #190, the Yukon Queen, up the grade and across the trestle.
Engineer Tim Smith stokes #12's fire during the night photo session at Tweetsie Railroads railfan day.
A young boy races next to number 12 at dusk while everyone picks out their spots for the firework show.
One of the last runs on the 4th of July sweeps around the S curve at the beginning of the trip with all the families recording or waving.
Tweetsie number 12 sits behind the crowd watching on at the magnificent display of fireworks. Happy 241st America! Happy 100th number 12! Happy 60th Tweetsie!
ETWNC 12 leads the train over the "dead horse trestle" at Tweetsie Railroad. #12 celebrated its 100th birthday this february