Pickens Anderson Job today departs from the norm of a pair of U18Bs for an ex CSX B40-8.
Engineer adding a little throttle to crest the grade into the yard near Gluck as the Pickens Anderson Job begins to break down the interchange traffic from NS.
The Anderson job wanders north toward the interchange on Eclipse Day. We came for the Eclipse and also knocked Pickens Railway off of our list. I think these are the last U18B's left.
Nearing the locale with the unlikely name of Gluck, the daily job climbs a short rise making its distinct "big tractor" sound, unique to this 8-cylinder version of the FDL prime mover. I... (more)
Seeing Double? Things are BOOMING on Pickens' Anderson Job as they are back to running 2 U18Bs once again after a few years of only running a solo unit during the economic downturn. Traffic... (more)
Under The Stars: This little critter was once hidden away inside the BASF Plant right up the road from this spot, but now BASF/Honeywell is closed and a new paper mill, First Quality, has ... (more)
'Twas 2 nights before Christmas, and all 3 GEs lay, where 2 stay put, and 1 waits to work another day...
PICK 9504 takes a long vacation from operations. Since the economic downturn, Pickens Railway has expericenced some loss in business, including Owens Corning, who turned to trucks to bring in thei... (more)