All's quiet on a late Sunday afternoon as Aiken GP30 4202
waits for its next duty call. The Aiken GP30 was built as
Santa Fe 1275 and later became BNSF 2473.
An Aiken Railway GP30 comes to a stop in the railroad's charming namesake town.
Spring is coming to South Carolina as an Aiken Railway train returns to its namesake town.
After serving two clay plants North of Aiken, the Aiken Railway returns to town after a thunderstorm had cooled temperatures.
Steve Smedley photo
While the city of Aiken and their local shortline sleep, mother nature's fury is out in full force.
A new shortline rose from the rust in 2012.
AIKR's leased power reflects in a mud puddle during downtime.
AIKR's GP30 basking in the snow.
As soon as AIKR 4201 arrives this unit will go back to LTEX.
AIKR GP30 rest at the depot under low clouds.
Aiken Railway's GP30 has arrived. Here it sits under the full moon coupled to the leased SW1500 AIKR has used since December. It's first day of service may be Monday.
Aiken Railway's leased SW1500 sitting under the moon.
In 2010 the reconstructed Aiken depot opened with a huge event. Norfolk Southern sent 4610 to display for the event. You can no longer catch 4610 in this scheme.
A few weeks before p22 was officially abolished NS 5071 was assigned to it.
KLWX #2250 rests in Aiken, SC awaiting an upcoming motive power event in the area.