Mare Carmody is a voice of southern songwriting, having lived in Virginia, Tennessee, Arkansas and North Carolina. Playing music has always been a way of life throughout her travels. Mare is currently part of the trio Carver Carmody & McIntire.
As the iron horse ploughed through the once isolated mountain hollers and passes, it brought with it easy accessibility to the mountain’s resources, and the thick virgin timbered forests fell to the aggressive logging titans. The locals would have been thrilled by the first signs of industrialization and cheered the initial economic boost to the community. Tragically, it became increasingly apparent that excessive commercial activities caused fires, floods, deforestation, and catastrophic erosion. The area was changing and so would the mountain’s close-knit families.
Train Cocktails: Train derail – Douglas fir brandy, lemon juice, simple syrup, soda water; Railcar – CB Frost, rum, Cointreau, lime juice, Campari; Blue Train – CB Frost, Cointreau, lemon juice, curacao; Trainspotter – CB Frost, rye whiskey, elderflower liqueur, Heering brandy, dry sherry; 1/2 price US Flight