The CPDR road power trio, consisting of three GP38's, pulls a high and wide movement to a stop in Laurens so the loads can be "walked" under the bridge in which I have made my vantage po... (more)
A train of GE gas turbines winds its way through downtown Fountain Inn on a dull, gray day in mid February.
Two Gas Turbines fresh out of the General Electric factory at Greeneville, SC roll past the historic Fountain Inn depot behind Carolina Piedmont GP38's on a dreary, gray February afternoon.
First portion of the movement of two large GE turbines (Greenville-Laurens, SC via the Carolina Piedmont Railroad) comes to an end as the train pulls into Laurens. CSX would take the load to Cayce... (more)
A large scale GE 9F series Gas Turbine, constructed in Greenville, SC, is seen riding the first leg of its overseas journey aboard the Carolina Piedmont Railroad in Mauldin, SC.
Three Carolina Piedmont GP38's pull a couple GE gas turbines across Interstate 385 just outside of Greenville, SC. The turbines are manufactured at the GE facility in Greenville and sent overseas.... (more)
A trio of CPDR GP38's power two large GE gas turbines southward out of Fountain Inn towards Owings, SC on their way to Laurens. The loads will eventually wind up in Charleston and be exported from... (more)
Approaching downtown Gray Court, we see the CPDR GE high and wide specialty movement passing an old Atlantic Coast Line RR style whistle post with all three of CPDR's GP38's powering the train.
Small Town, Big Loads! In the tiny farming based town of Owings, SC, a CPDR GE high and wide passes by an old barn at the Better Service Milling Company in town.
As seen from just outside of Fountain Inn, SC, a high and wide move on the Carolina Piedmont navigates the hills and grades of an old ribbon of jointed rail in the Carolina upcountry.
Carolina Piedmont high and wide seen here in Simpsonville, SC climbing a small grade with turbines from the GE plant in Greenville, SC. This particular set would be handed off to CSXT and eventual... (more)
Blue Light Special: CPDR 2020 leads a 'reversed' High & Wide move featuring the world's largest high efficiency gas turbine on the final leg of its 9,000 mile journey which began across the... (more)
Police Escort for the World's LARGEST high efficiency gas turbine is on the final leg of its journey which began across the Atlantic in France where it was built. Nicknamed 'Harriet'... (more)
Welcoming party for the World's LARGEST high efficiency gas turbine as it is less than 1/2 mile away from arriving at its destination after completing a 9,000 mile journey which bega... (more)
After re-arranging the train consist prior to departure, the World's LARGEST high efficiency gas turbine begins the final leg of its 9,000 mile journey which began across the Atlantic in F... (more)