CSX and the City of Cayce recently closed several at grade crossing in South Carolina to reduce train noise.Ths crossing still has it's arms, lights and bells, but if you look closely, they're sta... (more)
Two big GEs couple up to an EMD mother and slug set early one morning at Cayce, SC.
It was announced on August 31, 2010 that the L&C Railway, privately owsned since 1896, would be sold to the Knoxville, TN-based Gulf & Ohio Railway. The G&O, it has been sai, also bought the Sprin... (more)
1999 was an awesome time to be railfanning in general, but even moreso in my opinion in Memphis where you literally never knew what you may stumble on to next. Per my memory, this was found in an ... (more)
On my first trip to Memphis in August, 1999, I stumbled upon two Conrail motors on Illinois Central track. (Shot with a Canon EOS Rebel and scanned from a print.)
The Virginia Museum of Transportation teamed up with Advance Autho for a free 60th birthday celebration for the famous 611 locomotive today. Did I mention it was free?! According to the VMT, more ... (more)
A CSX local crew crosses Assembly to get back to the Eastover Sub. There is no car traffic in front of the train because a freight is still blocking the crossing behind me. Thanks, guys!
And then one day instead of seeing an EMD switcher as the CMC Steel power at their Cayce facility, it was the former Laurinburg & Southern Alco S2 #132, now a repowered switcher from Johnson Rail ... (more)
A local crew works the former Seaboard yard with a GP40-2/GP30 body slug and mate.
Rear end of a loaded coal train passes a make shift transloading facility on CSXT's Eastover Sub. Until recently, I had not seen CSX use this siding for anything other than MoW equipment.
A former Grand Trunk GP40-2 is now at home on RailAmerica's South Carolina Central. This is still a relatively new yard for the company. It replaced a smaller yard in downtown Hartsville. Railfans... (more)
While an EMD motor waits for duties in the background, a CSX MOW gang does some work in their former SAL yard in Cayce, SC.
A CSX local prepares to cross Assembly Street in Columbia to work several industries.
Former SCL power works the former SAL yard in Cayce, SC. According to the dogwood in the frame, Spring is approaching in Carolina.
NS SD60 #6711 leads two GEs through Cayce, SC enroute to Columbia.