Pickens Railroad Baldwin VO-660 sits right at the intersection of four roads in Pickens, SC with two box cars from the original railroad. This was shortly before the railroad was abandoned and tak... (more)
On the abandoned Doodle Line, in Pickens, SC, sits an ancient Baldwin VO-660, formerly owned by the Pickens Railroad. The line ran from here, in Pickens, to Easley, SC where PICK interchanged with... (more)
It is a quiet Christmas eve night in upstate South Carolina where all of the children are snuggled in there beds as visions of sugar plums dance in there heads, except for one. And it was me! I ve... (more)
PICK 9502 has just finished its day and been parked in the classic open air shop that is now used by CLCX (Chattahoochee Locomotive). The 9502 began life on the SCL in 1973. Also in the shop was a... (more)
A fascinating scene under stormy skies in rural upstate SC is the old Pickens RR shop. Note the ash pit in the foreground, a reminder of steam days. Two locomotives apparently awaiting rebuild by ... (more)
One of the original Pickens Baldwin diesels now serves as a rather rusty billboard at the end of the line in the little RR's hometown with the RR office sporting some equally rusty signage nearby.... (more)
Long before the U18B era on Pickens, they had a motley, but interesting mix of switchers, including this very early EMD.
Westbound Pickens RR train at Pickens, SC || November 1970
Pickens U18Bs 9504 and 9500 lead a train near Anderson, SC.
Pickens 7 and 8 heading to the glass plant south of Anderson, SC.
Rare EMC Switcher at Pickens, SC.
Scrap bait? Unit was purchased new by T.V.A., sold to American Milling, then to NCPR as a parts unit.