Little Train that Could. This GP40 had to work pretty hard to pull some heavy tanker cars up this obviously old track near Assembly Street in Columbia. In fact, this was the second effort ... (more)
Southern Dinner Train. This nicely-maintained GP38 rests on a Saturday afternoon before pulling the Valentine's Dinner Train that evening. My wife and I would ride behind this train and en... (more)
Running Local. The local Lugoff-Cayce turn begins pulling from the Amtrak Station in Columbia, SC, on its way to Cayce Yard to deliver some freight, including a few cars with some fresh sme... (more)
Through the Junction. NS 238 arrives from Spartanburg and passes by two signals in the Ditch, one on the left for CSX's CN&L line and one on the right for NS’s W line
Two Cabooses. The CPDR turbine run, with a trailing caboose for people to oversee the turbine, makes its way through the small town of Gray Court and past an old and faded caboose whose du... (more)
By the Depot. The CPDR turbine movement passes the old depot located in Fountain Inn on its way to deliver the GE turbine to CSX for transport to a customer.
CPDR Brings Good Things. Three CPDR GP38s bring a GE turbine slowly past the Simpsonville, SC clock tower for delivery to CSX in Laurens, SC.
Working the Switch. After having picked up three tank cars, this CSX local reverses into a siding to deliver the cars to Shaw Industries near Irmo, SC.
Running the Pacolet River. This hotshot pig train heads north across the Pacolet River in Converse, which is near Spartanburg, SC, on its way north.
Bridging the Broad River. With the river swollen from heavy rains further north, NS 238 brings its load of pigs (and some mixed freight hidden behind the trees) across this large bridge lo... (more)
Headed Home. This Blue Ridge Scenic GP 10 leads the Fall foliage Excursion out of Coppperhill, TN back to Blue Ridge. Here, it passes the Williamstown United Methodist Church on the way do... (more)
Waiting to Depart. A woman waits along with this NYC GP10 to depart on the afternoon's scenic trip to Copperhill, TN. The Blue Ridge Scenic Railway operates between Blue Ridge and McCaysv... (more)
Running Home. Former SOU 5245 returns to Andrews Yard running Southern Style.
Seasonal Work. This BLU local works Evergreen Packaging near Waynesville and Lake Junaluska on a slight foggy fall day before returning to the yard in Canton, NC.
Groceries but no Cremation Today, Thanks. T59 approaches Clyde and passes some local advertising as it runs down the Southern's old Murphy Branch line on its way back to the yard at Canton... (more)