Pickens Railroad Baldwin VO-660 sits right at the intersection of four roads in Pickens, SC with two box cars from the original railroad. This was shortly before the railroad was abandoned and tak... (more)
On the abandoned Doodle Line, in Pickens, SC, sits an ancient Baldwin VO-660, formerly owned by the Pickens Railroad. The line ran from here, in Pickens, to Easley, SC where PICK interchanged with... (more)
It is a quiet Christmas eve night in upstate South Carolina where all of the children are snuggled in there beds as visions of sugar plums dance in there heads, except for one. And it was me! I ve... (more)
Pickens 2 eases up the siding to Arial Mill to pick up a car.
Pickens #2 working at Alice Manufacturing in Easley, SC || November 1970
One of the original Pickens Baldwin diesels now serves as a rather rusty billboard at the end of the line in the little RR's hometown with the RR office sporting some equally rusty signage nearby.... (more)
Westbound Pickens RR train at Pickens, SC || November 1970
Pickens RR VO-660 #2 getting the train ready at Easley for the trip to Pickens, October 1970.
It's always tempting to post one while scanning thousands of shots and the temptation usually can be resisted but not this time.