Aiken Railway's GP30U No. 4202 cools it's heels after a day of work on the SA and AB line. Track speed of 10mph doesn't seem much to some but the motive power gets a workout for sure. Loads of Kao... (more)
Yard Days. Facing the morning sun LHF, Aiken Railway's nice looking GP30 rests in the yard office during its Christmas break. Barely visible behind 4202 and closer to the office, GP30 4201... (more)
Morning Reflections. This EMD GP30 takes a well-deserved holiday break at the Aiken Railway yard offices and “reflects” on its work for the upcoming year.
After delivering rolling stock to the interchange with Norfolk Southern in Warrenville, SC, the crew heads back to the Aiken Railway Offices.
On the way back from its interchange delivery, AIKR 4202 approaches the Aiken Railway Offices.
Aiken Railway GP30 4202 pulls a long cut of hoppers from W.R. Grace on the SA Line north of Aiken.
Aiken Railway GP30 4202 spots some cars for W.R. Grace on the SA Line north of Aiken as its train sits on the mainline, ready to be pulled south.
Aiken Railway GP30 4202 pulls a hopper from Carolina Eastern in Aiken on a rainy summer day. Interestingly, the historic building beside the train is preserved by a newer pole barn that covers the... (more)
Aiken Railway 4202 and 4201, both Ex ATSF GP30s, sit at the AIKR offices in downtown Aiken, SC.
AIKR GP30u no. 4202 is suspended on the long hood end while the crew replacing it's no. 3 traction motor pushes the assembled truck set back into place for the next step in the process.
Aiken Railway's GP30u no. 4202 is getting a new no. 3 traction motor. Here the contractors are removing the chains after lowering the truck set onto the new traction motor and wheel set.
Aiken Railway's GP30u no. 4202 is getting a new no. 3 traction motor. Here the crew is lowering the truck set back onto the new motor/wheelset.
It's hard to believe, but it'll soon be one year since AIKR 4202 was being tested on parent company road Greenville & Western before being shipped to it's new home rails in Aiken, SC.
AIKR's GP30 basking in the snow.
AIKR GP30 rest at the depot under low clouds.