The Belton Job winds it's way around a tight S Curve outside of Anderson as it crawls back toward Belton on a dreary winter day. The paint adds a nice splash of color to the dark scene.
Leaving the Norfolk Southern interchange in Anderson, the Pickens Belton Job ducks under a bridge wedged between old buildings in downtown beginning its trip back to Belton where the job's day be... (more)
Too much traffic for the infrastructure is a good problem to have. The Anderson Job with ex-CSX B40-8s has left their 40+ car train clear of crossing and pulled up to the NS interchange to confer... (more)
After picking up 2 loaded scrap gons from new customer CMC Recycling, the Belton Job gets back underway to Honea Path.
Using a pair of nodescript de-rated CSX B40-8s, the Pickens Anderson Job pulls 14 empties from Michelin U.S. 8 Plant, which produces semi-finished rubber for US tire plants, including 2 located in... (more)
A single U18B chugs up quite a hump along the haphazardly constructed former Southern Railway branch to Belton, SC.
PICK 9500 leads a northbound Pickens Railroad manifest north into Anderson, SC as it cuts through the morning fog.
PICK 9500 slices through thick morning fog to get to a cut of cars just ahead of us here in Anderson, South Carolina.
A short local freight is dwarfed by the Southern RR bridge over Broadway Creek, just east of Anderson, SC.
Some babies never grow up. While I've spent approximately 5% of my life in Anderson and photographed all the prior phases of the PKHP (Pickens Honea Path), as it was known at the time, it took me... (more)
Pickens Anderson Job takes headroom in at downtown Anderson before shoving their cut of cars into the NS interchange track.
Pickens Anderson Job pulls into its namesake city to make a set off and pick up at the NS interchange. The engineer pulls back a couple notches and puts on a nice smoke show for me. This was one o... (more)
Rolling high above Broadway Creek just outside of Anderson, the Belton job is seen making it's way back toward Belton with a single tank car in tow.
Looking down from the overpass at N Murray Ave, the crew of the Anderson Job train begins their switching duties at the NS Interchange in downtown Anderson.
The Pickens Railroad's Belton Job is headed back toward Belton as they approach in my rear-view mirror providing a unique chance for a photo.