The Aiken Railway (AIKR) switcher's crew has just dropped two covered hoppers down the main, come back up the spur and are ready to back to a couple as the competition goes roaring by.
The KLW KLW20B is awaiting an expo in downtown Aiken, while AIKR's leased SW1500 sits in the background waiting for a days work. The AIKR is currently a mess but it is all in the name of some much... (more)
This very unique locomotive is spending time in Aiken for some kind of special MTU expo.
A new Short-line at work! Aiken Railway's first assignment was switching this plant off US. Highway 78. Here you see it moving covered hoppers on the industry's track while crossing Highw... (more)
A new Short-line begins! This was taken Monday on the new short-line's first assignment on the remains of the line that once ran the Best Friend of Charleston. Travel constraints lead to m... (more)
This may be the last time I shoot NS power in Aiken because on December 1st it will be replaced by a new short line known as Aiken Railway. Hopefully I get in a few more shots before they do away ... (more)
NS 5326 tied down for the weekend.
This SW1500 will be the start-up power for the new short-line known as Aiken Railway. Later next year it will be replaced by two ex-BNSF GP30u.
The short-line goes into operation on December 1s... (more)
P22 spends the weekend tied down at the NS Aiken office. It will resume duty on Monday morning,
NS p22 rest at Park Avenue in Aiken. The GP50 has a good bit of its former livery showing through the NS paint.
NS p22 rest at Park Avenue in Aiken for the weekend with the spring time growth in full bloom in the background. Notice the Southern Pilot stripes bleeding through the NS paint?
NS P22 rest in Aiken for the weekend.
THE "GREEN LADY" HAS ARRIVED...for the party!!! NS 4610 sits under a watchful moon as a Pre-Celebration of the Grand Opening of the newly restored Aiken Railroad Depot wraps up. Norfolk Sou... (more)
Brand new GE B40-8 #107 for the Savannah River Site DOE facility near Aiken, SC.