With 12 cars in tow from CSX via the Greenville & Western, the Belton Job heads back to Anderson.
The Belton job crosses Belton Honea Path way as it gets on Greenville & Western trackage to interchange with them. Note the 9503, which I'm assuming was living there as it was assigned to the Hone... (more)
These two Alcos come to the end of their circuitous tour of South Carolina, which began near Columbia at Cayce. Several days and CSX trains later, they made it to the Greenville and Western earli... (more)
The Pickens has just picked up the two Alcos from the Greenville and Western and tows them a couple of miles to the siding at Docheno.
The Belton job has just made interchange with the Greenville and Western and rumbles southward to work a customer on the former Southern Railway/Columbia and Greenville line.
The Pickens Anderson approaches Belton.
The Pickens Anderson job heads east with 6 cars for the Greenville and Western, passing a quarry about half way through its route.
Freshly painted former Sante Fe GP30 4204 rests in the Belton yard along side GP9 3751 awaiting its 92-Day inspection.
Pickens U18B No. 9503 bellows smoke after being fired up at the beginning of a wet, dreary day of work for the Belton Job.
Cutting through a lingering mist on a dreary December afternoon in rural Upstate South Carolina, Pickens Railway's Belton job navigates a well defined S-curve outside of Belton, nearing its next ... (more)
A bull grazes in a large field outside of Belton as the Pickens Railroad's Belton Job trots its way toward the Greenville & Western interchange with a single tanker in tow.
From the West Coast to the Dirty South! Ex. ATSF/BNSF units find new life on the Greenville & Western shortline operation in South Carolina. The leader, GRLW 4204 is now painted in company... (more)
An Ex Seaboard Coastline U18B trots through some beautiful fields outside of Belton as it heads for the Greenville & Western Railway interchange on the other side of town.
The day before Thanksgiving is almost over for the Pickens crew. They head north through the Greenville and Western interchange yard after dropping one ethanol car from NS in Anderson.