Starting off the new Aiken Railroad was an ex-SP unit. That paint scheme looks much like the old Railtex paint job.
Larry's Truck & Electric SW1500 No. 1543 sits in Aiken, SC on AIKR rails awaiting it's next assignment. Once the sole power for the startup for the Aiken Railway; is now stored as both GP30Us have... (more)
Two of the three locomotives on Aiken's roster sit in Aiken, SC late on a winter afternoon. LTEX 1543 is now off lease to AIKR while 4201, and sister 4202 which is outside of the frame, belong to ... (more)
A new shortline rose from the rust in 2012.
AIKR's leased power reflects in a mud puddle during downtime.
As soon as AIKR 4201 arrives this unit will go back to LTEX.
Aiken Railway's leased SW1500 sitting under the moon.
The Aiken Railway (AIKR) switcher's crew has just dropped two covered hoppers down the main, come back up the spur and are ready to back to a couple as the competition goes roaring by.
A new Short-line at work! Aiken Railway's first assignment was switching this plant off US. Highway 78. Here you see it moving covered hoppers on the industry's track while crossing Highw... (more)
A new Short-line begins! This was taken Monday on the new short-line's first assignment on the remains of the line that once ran the Best Friend of Charleston. Travel constraints lead to m... (more)
This SW1500 will be the start-up power for the new short-line known as Aiken Railway. Later next year it will be replaced by two ex-BNSF GP30u.
The short-line goes into operation on December 1s... (more)