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The Lone Ranger to Make Appearance at Great Smoky Mountains Railroad

BRYSON CITY, NC – America’s favorite legend brings law and order to the mountains of western North Carolina at the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad this May and August. The four weekend special event will take place May 23-24 & 30-31 and August 22-23 & 29-30, 2009 at the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad’s Bryson City Depot. During the ride, The Lone Ranger and his faithful companion Tonto will save the train from outlaws who intend to rob the baggage car that is carrying a shipment of gold!

This year marks the 75th Anniversary of The Lone Ranger. Come meet the masked rider and Tonto, experiencing a full day of fun! There will be an array of cowboy and western activities at the depot for people of all ages. Enjoy live musical entertainment, old west cowboy roping demonstrations, games, original episodes of The Lone Ranger playing in the theatre, a Lone Ranger look-a-like contest and much more!

Dates & Times:

May 23, 24, 30 & 31

August 22, 23, 29 & 30

Saturday & Sunday: departs 11:00am, 1:00pm & 3:30pm

Tickets are on sale now!

Advance tickets are recommended, as seating is limited. Adult tickets are $49.00 and children two and up are $29.00. For more information and reservations please call 800-872-4681 or WWW.GSMR.COM.

Admission to the Smoky Mountain Trains Museum is included with ticket purchase. Without tickets, admission to the museum is $9 for adults and $5 for children.

Proud member of the American Heritage Railways family. Visit our sister railroads in southwest Colorado at the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad and in east Texas at the Texas State Railroad.

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