Morning Work. After running the wye in Devine Junction to turn the power from LHF, Q210 heads out through the Ditch in Columbia to head north on the historic CN&L line to Slighs, SC, where... (more)
Sunlit Switcher. An Alco S-2 switcher works at CMC Steel near Cayce Yard in Cayce, SC as the evening sun sets.
Into the Sun. NS 51V heads north from Columbia, SC to Simpson on the Southern/NS R-Line, crossing Assembly Street near the former Union Station on a bright sunny morning.
Hot Coals. On another hot day in South Carolina, a long coal train heads down the CSX Eastover Sub destined for SCE&G's Wateree Station located near Eastover, SC. Wateree Station is part o... (more)
Nice Top Hat! This rare (less than 30 left) standard cab Dash 9 leads NS 238 through the Ditch in Columbia, SC on its way to Andrews Yard and then to Charleston, SC. We saw this particular... (more)
Headed South. This SD60E leads 23Q south through Cayce, SC and over Charleston Highway on the way to Augusta, GA on the Southern/NS R-Line. Barely visible in the photo or when viewing the ... (more)
Famously Hot Columbia. On a very warm Sunday morning, a local CSX destined for Sumter heads through Devine Junction to get on the Eastover Sub as part of running the Wye to organize the ca... (more)
Evening Departure. The daily NS 191 heads out of Andrews Yard to travel to Augusta, GA on the Southern/NS R-Line, crossing the Whaley Street Bridge on its way out of town. Despite a height ... (more)
Into the Turn! Amtrak 1092, a special version of the daily Amtrak 92 Silver Star running at a later time due to track work on the route, crosses over Park Street in Columbia, SC, headed nor... (more)
The Elusive Shot (for me). This is Q211 on today's version of its daily run over the CN&L Bridge into Columbia, SC. I have wanted to catch this shot for over two years, but the timing hasn... (more)
Who Will Win? Operating in Cayce Yard, a CSX local pulls around a Johnson Railway Service Alco RS-1 used by CMC Steel to move cars to and from its facility located near the CSX yard. The Al... (more)
Working on the Railroad. The Herzog MOW train works on a section of the Southern/NS R-Line in Cayce, SC, repairing the support for a rarely used side track in the area.
North to Linwood. NS 192 with an elephant-style power arrangement passes through Cayce, SC on its way to Andrews Yard in Columbia SC, an intermediate stop on its journey north. Here, 192 p... (more)
Magnolia Action. As NS 237 sits during a lengthy wait, NS 118 speeds past the historic Spartanburg Depot and across Magnolia Street as it heads north. A beautifully restored Southern Railw... (more)
BNSF Hotshot? In what appeared to be BNSF day on the NS main line through Spartanburg, SC, with several of the regular NS trains being led by BNSF power, this H2 locomotive leads the hots... (more)