It's hard to believe, but it'll soon be one year since AIKR 4202 was being tested on parent company road Greenville & Western before being shipped to it's new home rails in Aiken, SC.
Burlington Northern on Norfolk Southern! As if the rail buffs in the Southeast we're already happy enough with the rarities that have graced the area over the course of the we... (more)
While anticipating the arrival of NS 221, NS 153 decides to make an appearance as it rounds the curve at Seneca wye on its way to Birmingham, Alabama.
¿Habla español? NS 221 rounds the curve at the wye in Seneca with a visitor from South of the Border leading a leased visitor!
REAL Heritage! Hot shot NS 204 rounds the curve just north of Easley with 1 of 2 unpatched CNW Dash 9s leading! I don't think anyone including myself would've imagined seeing a real ... (more)
REAL Heritage! Hot shot NS 204 highballs through downtown Gaffney with 1 of 2 unpatched CNW Dash 9s leading! I don't think anyone including myself would've imagined seeing a real CNW... (more)
The "Show Ponies" lead NS 956 past the old SOU Seneca depot as they head northbound, back home to Altoona.
Out of Place: Foreign power visits our line again. This time BNSF 6695 did the honors of leading an inbound unit train I got off of less than 24hrs prior. A nice change to the usual CSX pow... (more)
Dying Breed: While running errands, I ran into NS Local P86 departing Hayne Yard with an Ex. SOU High Hood leading the way to my surprise. It's hard to believe that these units once saturat... (more)
Pennsy Visits The Queen City! A sight I would've never imagined to ever see, a PRR E8 leading a passenger special on the old Southern Crescent line! Here we see one of Bennett Levin's E8s l... (more)
Canadian Invasion! A CN SD70M-2 paired up with an even rarer CP SD90MAC lead NS 154 as a nasty pop up storm brews in the distance which broke loose once I retreated to my truck. Seen here b... (more)
Olympics in South Carolina? A rare bird for these parts, UP 2002, leads a unit grain train as it grids its way up the grade into Woodruff.
Olympics in South Carolina? A rare bird for these parts, UP 2002, a unit grain train southbound through the small community of Lanford.
Olympics in South Carolina? A rare bird for these parts, UP 2002, a unit grain train southbound across the Big Ferguson Creek trestle just north of Woodruff.