The Pickens Belton Job pauses briefly upon entering Belton, SC, a small town with a rich railroad history... and two contemporary operating shortline railroads.
Maine Central class leader GE U18B #400 on turn table at MEC's round house in Bangor, Maine July 24, 1982.
Work train at the Winston Interlocking.
The boys from the Venice local are in to beans at the local greasy spoon while their train sits on the main just to the south of HY 41.
A southbound Pickens Railroad freight ambles along on the roller coaster profile at Gluck, SC on Jan. 23, 2014 with two U18Bs.
Pickens GE U18B #9507 sits under the cool January sun in Docheno alongside the "picked apart" unit that serves as a parts source for the rest of the fleet of U18Bs.
A rare night photo opportunity arose after finding out that the Belton Job wouldn't make it back to town after an incident earlier in the day. Here's PICK 9508 tied down just outside of town with ... (more)
Pickens' Belton Job crosses over Rocky Creek on its way to the NS interchange in Downtown Anderson to meet with the Anderson Job. An unusual influx of interchange cars over the weekend made for th... (more)
An unusual influx of interchange cars over the weekend made for this rarity of having 2 U18Bs on the Belton Job this day. Even with both units the Belton Job were only able to take half the cars i... (more)
Passing the locomotive graveyard in Docheno
Having just swapped out cars with the Greenville & Western, a Pickens RR crew shoves across Hwy. 76 in Belton back onto their own trackage.
While going up to check out the Greenville and Western RR, was kind of surprised to see PICK 9503 sitting right beside the Belton Honea Path Highway, so pulled off and snapped a few shots of the f... (more)
NREX 3075 waiting on the southbound Heartland Flyer at Ardmore Ok
The GE's rein in Bone Valley was soon to be eroded by General Motors products. Two baby boats wait there morning assignments at Lakeland,FL..