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Stories and Tips Bryson City

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Great Smoky Mountain Railway Pt. 2

Written by vampirefan on 23 May, 2010

Of course the railway began its life way back in the 1880’s as passenger rail to link the mountains with the outside and provide supplies to the citizens. In the 1940’s supplies and workers arrived to construct the newly built Fontana Dam. Train travel declined…Read More


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Area Waterfalls

Written by vampirefan on 23 May, 2010

If you have read some of my previous journals, then you know I enjoy waterfall hunting. I mean what is not to like? They sound wonderful, look beautiful, and generally are free. So when packing my bags, I grabbed my waterfall book and hoped to…Read More


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Bryson City

Written by vampirefan on 23 May, 2010

Most people just think of Bryson City as simply the place where you catch the Great Smoky Mountain Railway from. But you should take the time to stop by, relax, enjoy, and maybe even stay a day or two in this charming city. This is…Read More


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Great Smokey Mountain Railway

Written by RoBoNC on 16 Jan, 2008

The Great Smokey Railroad, constructed between 1881 and 1894, using convict labor, ran from Asheville, North Carolina to Murphy, 116 miles to the west. During the 20th century, passenger and freight traffic began to decline. In 1948, passenger traffic ended and freight traffic…Read More


Yellow Rose Realty

Written by fabfive2008 on 21 Jul, 2008

If you want to rent a house in the mountains. Call Yellow Rose Realty. They will help you make your vacation into a memory of a lifetime. We just rented a house called Mountain Meadows and it was perfect. The unit…Read More


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