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How many MTF members have been to Smokey Mountain RR?

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    Votes: 3 30.0%
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  • No, but would like to go some day

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Took a visit to The Smokey Mountain RR this summer and have a few great pics to share. Don't recall much about the history of the RR, but it was a nice ride from Bryson City to Dillsboro NC. We took the ride in an open air car. Would recommend to any rail fan who is in the area with their family and is looking for a day trip.

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Thanks for the photo tour ... looks like a really fun place. I especially like their model layout.

Cheers,

TJ
 

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I like all the junk outside better.:D:thumbsup:

That is what T mans back yard would look like if he modeled real trains.:p
 

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Cape, thanks for the photos and the recommendation----I've considered that trip before when planning a vacation, but haven't gotten there, yet!
 

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Cape, thanks for the photos and the recommendation----I've considered that trip before when planning a vacation, but haven't gotten there, yet!
Your thanking the wrong person Len.
see the OP.:p
 

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Can you give me a google maps link to the area, please. pretty please with sugar on top?:D.
I wanna look at the birds eye view of that railroad, especially the 'junk' parts. Seeing as my layout plan is not complete I might get some inspiration for a mini bone yard :thumbsup:
 

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The scrap yard was down the line from Bryson city pretty close to Dillsboro, NC.

If you follow the SMR track down the Tuckasegee River toward Bryson city the scrap yard is just before the first river crossing. I haven't been able to find a satellite view that has any images close enough to be of any help.
 

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Yes,that does seem to be the Fugitive loco.I understood that it was just a hulk when it was used in the movie and was left there as a tourist attraction for the GSMRR.
 

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I find the junk interesting too. Like what are they doing with that boiler? maybe it's all for parts. I'll take that old tender and make a cottage out of it and live in it. Pete
 

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You want pretty leaves and chilly breeze go in the fall with many other people.

You like trains,train rides and interesting scenery go anytime.
 
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