Lancaster & Chester’s daily train to Chester works at Orrs, South Carolina. A pair of SW900’s bring their train around the wye.
Before the acquisition of a small fleet of road switchers, South Carolina shortline Lancaster & Chester’s roster had been dominated by EMD switchers for several decades. Here SW900 91 stands near ... (more)
Rumbling up a grade, the Lancaster & Chester RR crew has their slug set power well in order as they haul empty grain hoppers from Circle S Feed Mill toward the NS interchange in Chester.
The crew of the Lancaster & Chester RR brings 2 cars back onto the main after serving an industry in their industrial park. This is a neat job to watch as power is left on the mainline while a si... (more)
Off the L&C Mainline in Richburg is a small branch that serves a single industry. The crew will unhook 1 engine from the main train and send it carefully down that spur. Because of the layout, t... (more)
Lancaster & Chester Railway's lone ex-Southern high hood leads train 14 back toward Lancaster after picking up their load from Richburg. Here they are working in downtown Fort Lawn as they pass t... (more)
With a rare leader in charge of an empty grain train, the Lancaster & Chester crew are pulling through the Circle S Feed Mill area. They have had this Dash 8 Slug Set for well over a year now. But... (more)
L&C 91 sits in quiet Richburg, SC, at the Circle S mill under a clear nigh sky.
L&C GP38AC sits quietly in the yard as the sun sets on a warm March evening.
It's the end of the day as the Lancaster & Chester heads back into Lancaster. The end-cab switchers were picked up at a grain elevator where they had been stationed to be brought in for the night.
Lancaster & Chester Train No. 16 switches industrial sidings at East Chester, SC On April 10, 2014, led by GP38AC No. 3820.
This EB train is bound for the big ADM plant in Kershaw and has backed several covered hoppers into the storage track before continuing. The station is a classic holdover from Southern, which us... (more)