Local crew works the Monroe Yard preparing a train to leave on the track toward Charlotte.
Northbound wood chip train gets a crew change in Columbia, SC.
ex-Laurinburg & Southern EMD NW2 has probably seen her last days of service. She's been at this Tyson Food plant in Monre, NC for some years, but has now been passed to literally the end of the li... (more)
"We Are Lancaster" has become a rallying cry for folks in my hometown after they feel they were slighted by a story on CNN during the recent GOP primary in South Carolina. It is on signs everywher... (more)
Pickens Belton Job brings two cars through Belton, SC on 01/16/2011. The first car has the new CSX "Box Car" logo. It is seen here passing the old Blue Ridge Railroad station in Belton
A former Alco RS-1 gets ready to enter the CMC Steel facility in Cayce, SC. Meanwhile, a fellow Alco (this one an S-2) as well as an EMD SW900 motor, await their next assigments.
There is an overlook near the railroad trestles over the Congaree River. Unfortunately, it is on the "wrong" side for sunny day photography. When I set up for this shot, there was more fog around.... (more)
One of five units at the CMC Steel facility n Cayce.
There was a fair amount of luck involved in this shoit. The crew shoved the train back from the NS yard around the wye. Had they not done this, the train would have been backlit.
CMC Steel crew has come out of their facility in a repowered Johnson Railway Alco RS-1. Meanwhile, a CSX crew is almost moving about the yard with a SD40-2 and SD50.
Through dense fog, CSX 606 and a sister unit run light across the Congaree River.
The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Red Show is in town this week. It came up from Miami on CSX, but is seen here on Norfolk Souther rails spotting the animal cars on a siding near Lincoln Stre... (more)