Under the watchful eye of both CSXT and GE crew members, W999-27 has just started their journey. They shoved out of the CPDR Yard in Laurens, SC and are passing over the trestle at Little River P... (more)
View of the company's interchange with CSX in Laurens, SC.
CSX W994-06 has just left the yard in Laurens and is seen here backing down the Spartanburg Sub towards the CN&L Sub interchange. The loads are large gas turbines from the General Electric plant i... (more)
Carolina Piedmont 2020 sits at the CPDR office in Laurens, SC as CSX high and wide W994-06 shoves out of the yard to the left. The conductor standing on the rear of the train truly gives a since o... (more)
The CPDR road power trio, consisting of three GP38's, pulls a high and wide movement to a stop in Laurens so the loads can be "walked" under the bridge in which I have made my vantage po... (more)
First portion of the movement of two large GE turbines (Greenville-Laurens, SC via the Carolina Piedmont Railroad) comes to an end as the train pulls into Laurens. CSX would take the load to Cayce... (more)
Carolina Piedmont geeps sit at the CPDR office in Laurens, SC. The metal structure in the background is what is left of an old Mill, once a major customer of the railroad, now nothing more than a ... (more)
Republic Locomotives demonstrator RL-2000 at Laurens, SC || March 1988
After re-arranging the train consist prior to departure, the World's LARGEST high efficiency gas turbine begins the final leg of its 9,000 mile journey which began across the Atlantic in F... (more)
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A beautifully painted CSXT 7537 sits in perfect sunlight at Laurens, SC... before they blew it!
Republic Locomotive #2000, rebuilt from a L&N GP35, seen here on lease to the Carolina-Piedmont in Laurens, March 1991.