If there's anything that optimizes the old and venerable shortline railroad, one of the best symbols of that would be old and forgotten motive power from days past. The Pickens Railroad doesn't ju... (more)
Having just swapped out cars with the Greenville & Western, a Pickens RR crew shoves across Hwy. 76 in Belton back onto their own trackage.
Both Pickens jobs meet at Gluck to interchange cars. The Anderson Job must have had a busier then normak day.
Engineer adding a little throttle to crest the grade into the yard near Gluck as the Pickens Anderson Job begins to break down the interchange traffic from NS.
The Anderson Job heads down the long straight away south of downtown Anderson.
The Anderson Job heads back to First Quality Tissue with a string of cars from both the Greenville & Western and NS.
With 12 cars in tow from CSX via the Greenville & Western, the Belton Job heads back to Anderson.
Pickens Anderson Job shoves across Rte 81 with a couple hopper cars for Owens Corning.
The Anderson job rolls back toward Gluck on Eclipse Day.
Heading back for Gluck, the Anderson Job passes Orr Mill Park.
The Pickens Anderson job gets ready to head south from downtown Anderson, SC.
The Pickens Railroad Anderson Job passes by the plastic plant in Gluck. Though they did not work the plant this day, this is a major customer for Pickens.