The Lancaster & Chester local pulls a cut of cars out of the GAF Materials east of Chester, South Carolina. The contrast between the short line EMD switchers and the oversized box cars has always ... (more)
The Lancaster & Chester road train works a string of cars that wraps all the way around to the GAF Materials plant in the background. Today this track is fenced and gated, and trees obstruct almos... (more)
Lancaster & Chester’s daily train to Chester works at Orrs, South Carolina. A pair of SW900’s bring their train around the wye.
Before the acquisition of a small fleet of road switchers, South Carolina shortline Lancaster & Chester’s roster had been dominated by EMD switchers for several decades. Here SW900 91 stands near ... (more)
Lancaster & Chester RR #91 sits at the Circle S Feed Mill where it stays busy moving grain cars around the facility.
The last of the Lancaster & Chester switchers lives out its days at Circle S Feed Mill switching the facility. Here they are working a cut of grain cars that were recently hauled into the facilit... (more)
Using an ex-Lancaster & Chester unit, the Circle S Feed Mill crew clears a path for L&C Job 14 which is waiting on the main with 40 cars of corn. Once the cars are dropped, the Circle S crew will... (more)
The thoroughly modern 567C engined switcher.
L&C Silver Streamliner Express heading to Heath Springs, SC. This is the first time a passenger train, here a dinner train, has transversed the old SB line in Lancaster since the 1940s.