An Ex Seaboard Coastline U18B trots through some beautiful fields outside of Belton as it heads for the Greenville & Western Railway interchange on the other side of town.
The day before Thanksgiving is almost over for the Pickens crew. They head north through the Greenville and Western interchange yard after dropping one ethanol car from NS in Anderson.
Pickens' U18B fleet soldiers on. Here the Belton job has just started the day south of town, picked up this one hopper for NS interchange at Anderson, and trundles along at 10 mph or less. The c... (more)
The Pickens crew started the day south of Belton, dropped a few cars for the Greenville and Western, and then ran light to Anderson. Here they are moving westbound at the 2 milepost of the former... (more)
Early morning light shines brightly on the nose of PICK 9508. They picked up their cut of cars from the GRLW just a few moments prior and are in the process of bringing those cars to their custome... (more)
After swapping cars around at the NS Interchange in Anderson, the Belton Job train crosses over US Hwy 178. Here they come into the Greenville & Western RR Yard Limits where they will leave their... (more)
Early morning light shines brightly on the nose of PICK 9508. They picked up their cut of cars from the GRLW just a few moments prior and are in the process of bringing those cars to their custom... (more)
A dreary summer day in rural South Carolina passes by as does the Pickens Railroad Belton Job on its way through the farmlands of Anderson County to interchange with the Grenville and Western Rail... (more)
A beautiful Saturday morning finds Pickens U18B "Baby Boat" 9508 resting in Belton awaiting Monday's call to duty. This was taken on a trip to see the Greenville and Western whose yard office is j... (more)
The Belton Job brings a single gondola through the S-curves outside of Belton as it makes it's way toward the Greenville & Western interchange.
Pickens Railroad U18B 9508 trundles through Belton destined for the Greenville & Western interchange with a single gon to drop on a nasty June day.
Waiting for its next assignment Greenville & Western GP9
parked at Belton.
The Belton Job slowly trots along Blue Ridge Ave with a few cars for the Greenville & Western.
View of the Pickens Railway yard at Docheno, SC. Not one, but two of the railway's ex-CSX U18Bs await an assignment on the mainline.
The cab view of Greenville and Western GP30 #4204. Originally built by EMD in 1963 for the ATSF, this veteran unit gets a second chance as a shortline workhorse. Note the speedometer is at 9.0 mph... (more)