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All aboard our star attractions for western North Carolina family adventure. Tweetsie Railroad is proud to operate two vintage steam locomotives: the No. 12 "Tweetsie" and the No. 190 "Yukon Queen." Before entering service at Tweetsie Railroad, the locomotives were put into operating condition by our on-site steam locomotive repair shop.

Tweetsie Railroad

tweetsie_state The Tweetsie Railroad is a theme park operation located in Blowing Rock, North Carolina. "Tweetsie" harkens back to the original East Tennessee & Western North Carolina narrow gauge common carrier that served the region. Two Baldwin steamers carry park riders around a loop of track; locomotives are maintained onsite in a steam shop.

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Tweetsie Railroad park map / web

Steam Motive Power

Tweetsie Railroad #190

  • builder:Baldwin Locomotive Works
  • arrangement:2-8-2 Mikado
  • built:1943, Baldwin #69425
  • fuel:coal/water
  • notes:
  • 36" narrow gauge
    blt for US Army, class S118, 1943
    to White Pass & Yukon, WW2
    to Tweetsie Railroad theme park, 1960
    named "Yukon Queen"
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    Keepsakes

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    Links / Sources

    This page was updated on 2017-08-22