What do steam locomotives and the Blue Ridge Mountains have in common? A history that goes back to the 1800s! Come celebrate Railroad Heritage Weekend at Tweetsie Railroad with special train rides, performances by the Cherokee dancers, crafts from the Tsa-La-Gi Touring Program, and tours of the Steam Locomotive Repair Shop. This year's Railroad Heritage Weekend will also celebrate the 100th birthday of the famous "Tweetsie" locomotive, Engine No. 12.