751 has just got the whole train of empties from Allen Steam Station in Belmont up to speed as they hit track 2 northbound at Paw Creek. Just over 2 years earlier, these empties would have headed... (more)
Morning breaks over Lake Hartwell and the SC/GA state line as the Monongahela heritage unit greats the fishermen and bears down for the grade up the north Georgia mountains.
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 eastbound Belton job crosses Broadway Creek at a leisurely pace.
The A&R crew picked up a car at the farm supply center east of Raeford and took a quick break for a snack at Dundarrach on the way to Fayetteville.
Many of these wooden bridges around the upstate of South Carolina have been closed in the last few years. This one over the former Piedmont and Northern has been a target for me since acquiring t... (more)
The winter sun is setting on the Thermal Belt Railway's service in Forest City on New Year's Eve, 2008. The engine is on the former Southern Railway SB line, acquired by Rutherford County from NS... (more)
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.
The Southern heritage unit leads 119 across the South Carolina/Georgia state line and the Tugaloo River at the headwaters of Lake Hartwell.
Carolina Piedmont moves east with a special move of 2 turbines from the GE plant in Greenville.
NS 123 rolls out of Asheville Yard at Biltmore. The train is switching from the yard lead and origin of the W-line (with MP 0 at the crossing) to the S-line to head to Linwood.