Par for the course!: Now on their return trip back to the yard, the crew of the Laurinburg & Southern is preparing to cross a small crossing that connects the Cypress Creek Golf Course. ... (more)
Laurinburg & Southern Through the Streets There is something about a train running through a residential neighborhood that just exudes "coolness" in my opinion. Such is the ca... (more)
Laurinburg & Southern Through the Streets: There is something about a train running through a residential neighborhood that just exudes "coolness" in my opinion. Such is the case with a... (more)
Laurinburg & Southern (LRS) MP15 2433 sits outside the LRS shop in Laurinburg, NC sporting its fresh coat of paint. The 2433 along with two other MP15s were purchased from NS in late 2016 and are ... (more)
Laurinburg & Southern SW1 #120 on lease to a sulphur plant at Aurora, NC || Feb 1986
Southbound Laurinburg & Southern freight near Wagram, NC behind SW-1 #116.
A pair of Laurinburg & Southern GE 70-ton locomotives work at Laurinburg, NC in this May 1972 scene.
Laurinburg & Southern's engine facility in Laurinburg, North Carolina, has a number of older locomotives, giving it the feel of a railroad museum. Seen just outside the enginehouse are LRS SW1500... (more)
Another closer look at the great looking little SW1's resting in the LRS yard. A couple of these units appear to be in good shape. I'm not sure if they still operate from time to time. The majorit... (more)
The majority of the LRS (about 28 miles) north of the CSX interchange from Laurinburg to Raeford NC is out of service but there is a surprising amount of business in the industrial park about 3 mi... (more)
The LRS graveyard looks quite different than it did last year. In 2010, G&O management purged the yard full of derelict SW1s, GE 70-tonners, and Alco switchers. A few went to rebuilders, one was d... (more)
Family-owned, down home friendly little railroad intertwined with SCL and fortunate enough to be in an area that was beginning to boom. The old 70-tonners would soon need larger help.
A pair of Laurinburg & Southern GE 70-tons lead a southbound freight just north of Laurinburg, NC in this October 1969 view.
LRS GE-70 ton 104 and 105 going to the SCL connection at East Laurinburg, NC || October 1970
Stripped of prime mover and electrical components, repainted and donated to the town of Laurinburg by the G&O railway.