Pickens Railroad Baldwin VO-660 sits right at the intersection of four roads in Pickens, SC with two box cars from the original railroad. This was shortly before the railroad was abandoned and tak... (more)
Pickens GE U18B #9508 was built as Seaboard Coast Line SCL #334 in 1973 ---> Seaboard SBD1932 ---> CSXT 1932 ---> CSXT 9508 (MoW service)
She is one of a small fleet of vintage GEs that soldier... (more)
Pickens 9503 ducks under the bridge at Honea Path on there way back to Gluck, SC.
Both Pickens jobs meet at Gluck to interchange cars. The Anderson Job must have had a busier then normak day.
Pickens Anderson Job today departs from the norm of a pair of U18Bs for an ex CSX B40-8.
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.
Pickens Belton Job works the interchange with Norfolk Southern before leaving with their train
The Pickens railroad picking up there cars from the Greenville and Western Railroad.
Pickens heads back to Anderson after a large pickup from the Greenville and Western at Belton.
The Belton Job reaches the outskirts of Anderson as it crosses over the Rocky River.
The Belton Job heads west for Anderson as it passes the Vulcan Quarry.
The Belton Job heads for Belton along the former Southern Railway Z-Line where it'll become the Honea Path Job & interchange with the Greenville & Western.
In the railroading industry, especially on the short line side, the ability to improvise & adapt to changes in the plan are a necessity. A couple of Pickens employees had arrived at the Vulcan Qua... (more)