Monday, July 5, 2010

In my quest to visit and photograph all the places in North Carolina that you can ride a train as a passenger I visited Tweetsie railroad recently. While my family and I enjoyed visiting the park, the train lover in me is slightly disturbed. Why do I say that? Well on one hand they have 2 beautifully maintained and operational steam locomotives but on the other hand they use them as part of an amusement park ride. It seems to kinda cheapen them some how? I guess in the end I'm just glad that they can keep these old steam engines running so that future generations can see and enjoy them. Now on to the pictures.

Old # 12 crossing the trestle.

At the station on main street.

The Engineer and the fireman chat between runs.

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