Looking like a model train in the wrong scale, 3' gauge Palmetto Brick #2 pulls her 8-car train across the line's only grade crossing in Wallace, SC, on October 17, 2008. This line has since ceas... (more)
Link and pin couplers in 2008! Palmetto Brick's 3' gauge operation in Wallace, South Carolina, still features these "old school" couplers, even though the equipment is now roller bearing equipped... (more)
The first railroads were point-to-point systems for hauling quarried material. South Carolina's Palmetto Brick Company was still such a railroad in 2008 - and 36" gauge with link and pin couplers... (more)
Palmetto Brick Company #1 is a 36" gauge Plymouth 10-tonner built in 1939. It and a sister Plymouth (#2) pull and push eight car trains of clay at the company's Wallace, South Carolina, plant. T... (more)
Palmetto Brick #2 sits with a cut of sand cars on a sunday afternoon.
Palmetto Brick Co. runs this narrow gauge (36") line from the clay pits less than 2 miles to the brick plant. Plymouth 1939 built #1 pulls 8 dump cars still equipped with link and pin couplers. Mo... (more)
Roster shot of Palmetto Brick #1 while resting in the yard on Sunday afternoon.