Pickens Anderson Job is seen here waiting at the interchange with Norfolk Southern for the Belton Hob to come into town. Picken 9500 is a rare GE U18B buit in 1974 for Seaboard Coast Line as SCL 3... (more)
Transportation. While a lone Pickens motor awaits the arrival of the train from the Anderson NS Interchange, three school buses pass by, each properly stopping and doing the "procedur... (more)
Reversing. One of the PICK's U-Boats reverses with a small cut of boxcars back to the former SOU V Line, where it will tie down to move later toward Honea Path, SC.
Interchanging. The locomotive currently working the Honea Path job moves into the GRLW interchange to pick up two boxcars for a later movement toward Honea Path. The 9500 will return to th... (more)
Pickens Anderson Job cuts off from their cars and will sneak back onto their track to Anderson. The two crews will then trade trains and head back to their respective tracks.
Framed through a tree tunnel, a pair of Pickens Railroad GE U18Bs are seen making their way south on their Honea Path line at the Packing Corporation of America industry just north of town. Here t... (more)
Pickens Railroad U18B #9500 is on the point of the railroad's Anderson Job in July 2014. The vintage locomotive was built by General Electric in 1974.
In rural South Carolina, a vintage GE U18B #9500 pulls a short train toward the interchange with Norfolk Southern in Anderson. Seventeen years after this photograph was made PICK #9500 still earns... (more)
The Anderson Job pops out from under downtown Anderson with three empties for the Greenville and Western that it'll hand off to the Belton Job at Plantation. They'll return with loads pulled by th... (more)
After working First Quality and Michelin, the Anderson Job rolls into its namesake town to set off 12 of its cars on the NS interchange. The former CSX Baby Boats in MOW orange paint are quite a c... (more)
The Anderson Job's U18B duo belches smoke as the engineer throttles up while switching the huge First Quality Tissue plant just south of Anderson.
“PICK”ing up Freight. The Anderson Job finishes building its train before heading to the NS Interchange in Anderson, where it will transfer the load to the Belton Job.
Mill History The Anderson job heads for the NS Interchange with its consist of cars to transfer to the Belton job. Here it passes the site of what I understand is the old Orr Mill Swimming... (more)
GE History Live. Two Uboats lead the PICK’s Anderson job into the NS Interchange in Anderson as the Belton job, led by a B40-8, waits to pick up the cars and take them to Belton, SC.