The fireman signals to the engineer on 1702 to reverse onto a cut of cabooses in the Bryson City yard while GP9 1755 awaits for another day on the Tuckasegee River.
Southern Railway's only operating Mikado prepares to depart Grand Junction with the 2:25pm excursion of the Missionary Ridge Local on a warm afternoon.
Southern Railway 4501 works her 5 car train up the grade out of Rossville, Georgia on her way south with the first Summerville Steam Special of 2019. Her smaller sister 630 is back at Grand Juncti... (more)
Greenville & Western local Z590-08 with Long Hood Forward GP9 3751 rounds a curve in Williamston with 2 scrap gondolas bound for Cheddar,SC.
1702 takes a small break in Nantahala before heading east back to the outdoor center. One may notice that she is not wearing her flags on this outing.
GSMR 1751 and 711 climb their way up the short Ferguson Hill just outside of Bryson City with the return of the weekly Tuckasegee River excursion.
GSMR 1751 and 711 round a curve near Barker's Creek with the return run of the weekly Tuckasegee River excursion.
GSMR 1751 and 711 pull the weekly Tuckasegee River excursion through Whittier on their way west toward Bryson City.
It's a hot 90 degree afternoon in Dillsboro. GSMR 1702 is running on her own power since 2005. Here she is moving between the brand new steam shop and diesel shop in the Dillsboro yard. The next d... (more)
After stopping for "story time," 154 powers through the slippery S curve just outside of Knoxville with the 1:00pm Christmas Lantern Express.
Southern Railway 154 rounds a curve just past the CSX bridge crossing the Tennessee River with the 1:00pm run of the Christmas Lantern Express. This is the first time the 154 has been under steam ... (more)
The oldest operating Southern Railway steam locomotive rolls along the Holston River in downtown Knoxville with the second run of the Three Rivers Rambler Christmas Lantern Express.
A light rain begins to fall as the return trip of the Three Rivers Rambler Christmas Lantern Express heads back to Knoxville for the final run of the day.
1702's fireman takes a break as former Southern Pacific GP9 1755 aka "The Polar Engine" backs to couple up to the Polar Express consist. 1702 will then proceed back to Dillsboro tender-f... (more)
Just outside of Wilmot near "Barker's Creek," GSMR 777 and 1751 lead an eastbound Tuckasegee River excursion toward Dillsboro. Later that afternoon 1702 will haul the 18 car consist back... (more)