A pair of GRLW units wait north of the interchange switch as a Pickens U18B shoves a cut of boxcars from Honea Path into the yard. After the PICK job had left the yard, the GRLW units would back d... (more)
A couple of Alco Locomotives are seen here sitting in the "bone yard" siding at Docheno in Belton, SC.
A pair of Greenville & Western Railway GP30's, one still wearing it's Santa Fe paint scheme are seen here sitting tied down at their yard for the day in Belton, SC.
U-Boats Through the Countryside! The familiar chug of the classic Pickens Railroad power comes around the bend as it proceeds toward downtown Belton across a rural grade crossing. Poss... (more)
A good way to accomplish social distancing during COVID 19 is to go out and watch trains. This GP9 was sitting outside of the fence in Belton while the other one, 3751, pulled the northbound train... (more)
With 12 cars in tow from CSX via the Greenville & Western, the Belton Job heads back to Anderson.
The Belton job crosses Belton Honea Path way as it gets on Greenville & Western trackage to interchange with them. Note the 9503, which I'm assuming was living there as it was assigned to the Hone... (more)
These two Alcos come to the end of their circuitous tour of South Carolina, which began near Columbia at Cayce. Several days and CSX trains later, they made it to the Greenville and Western earli... (more)
The Pickens has just picked up the two Alcos from the Greenville and Western and tows them a couple of miles to the siding at Docheno.
The Belton job has just made interchange with the Greenville and Western and rumbles southward to work a customer on the former Southern Railway/Columbia and Greenville line.
The Pickens Anderson approaches Belton.
The Pickens Anderson job heads east with 6 cars for the Greenville and Western, passing a quarry about half way through its route.
Freshly painted former Sante Fe GP30 4204 rests in the Belton yard along side GP9 3751 awaiting its 92-Day inspection.
Pickens U18B No. 9503 bellows smoke after being fired up at the beginning of a wet, dreary day of work for the Belton Job.