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The Great Smoky Mountains Railroad (GSM) is a short line railroad offering freight services and scenic passenger excursions on 53 miles of our own track from Dillsboro, NC to Andrews, NC since 1988.

Capable of hauling up to 286,000 Lb. of freight cars, the GSM interchanges with Blue Ridge Southern Railroad (BLU) -- a Watco Company -- at Sylva, NC at mile post 47. The GSM also connects with the State of North Carolina in Andrews, NC at mile post 100.1.

Industrial Sites with Rail Access

Jackson County

  • Former Drexel, Whittier (MP 57.8); Potential site for cargo loading facility

Swain County

  • Former Maness Manufacturing, Bryson City (MP 63.7)
  • Former Powell Industrial Lumber (MP 64.8)
  • Nantahala Rock Quarry (MP 84.9)

Cherokee County

  • Parker & Reichman (MP 98.5)
  • Baker Plant, Andrews (MP 99.9)

Interchanges

  • Blue Ridge Southern

Contact

VP Rail & Freight Development

Michael C. Gibson
832-335-3569
970-259-6505
479 Main Ave
Durango, CO 81301
[email protected]

Operations Department

Kenny Farley
828-488-7060
973 Haywood Rd
Dillsboro, NC 28725
[email protected]
[email protected]

General Manager

Kimberly Albritton
828-488-7008
225 Everett St
Bryson City, NC 28713

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