Hartwell Railway Company 2 is a General Electric 44 ton locomotive built for the HRT in February 1950. (Hartwell, Georgia – June 22, 1974) - Lloyd Neal Photo, Craig Walker Collection
The former Bessemer and Lake Erie SD9 rests at the original Hartwell Railroad's facility at Airline, GA. A long string of storage cars lies between here and the outside world.
On the old Hartwell Railroad right of way just outside of downtown Hartwell, Georgia, we see an old Central of Georgia caboose along with an old HRT passenger car rotting away in the woods.
Off in the woods in the historic town of Hartwell, Georgia, an old Central of Georgia Railway caboose sits with former Hartwell Railroad 101, an excursion passenger car, on a quiet January night i... (more)
On a cool night, shortly after the swing of the new year, cars from the days of the old Hartwell-Bowersville steam excursions sit in the weeds just outside of Hartwell. HRT 101, pictured here, and... (more)
This privately owned business car is lettered Formerly Penn Central 7.
Hartwell RY Passenger Division engine 1048 and coach had derailed a couple of days before.
Back when this was about all HRT had.
Hartwell Railway 2 approaching Airline. They will set out the hoppers at Airline and return to Hartwell light.
Hartwell Railroad crossing a bridge west of Hartwell, GA || June 1973
The classic scene at the Hartwell, GA depot as captured in this June 1982 view.
After a hard day's work, the little GE nests down with her sister for the weekend. This is the entire roster at the time.
Sort of the Hartwell's most interesting section as we near the namesake town. Curves and grades present a challenge to the 44-tonner. One gon has been dropped by this point for an on-line custom... (more)
Given the uncertain profile of the Hartwell, this is a serious load for our 44-tonner!