More business we see no more. An old unit acquired for SCL is moving some interchange cars. Line is now Aberdeen and Western Carolina and is much more prosperous. Photo by Jim Satterwhite. Fro... (more)
After picking up grain cars from CSX at Aberdeen AC&W 6918 and 6939 climb the grade out of town as they head for Candor.
A trio of four axles rest at the A&R facility in Aberdeen.
AR 300 is a GP18 which was built new for the Aberdeen & Rockfish in 1963, and is still in continuous service for them 60 years later.
A pair of SD40 rebuilds cut across an intersection in Aberdeen leading a pair of CSX GEs on a loaded grain train for Candor.
ACWR's 600 crew slowly pulls out of Aberdeen after a direct handoff with CSX's G91116. With only two CSX GEs on the inbound consist, an SD40-3 pair was added for the hills on the way to Candor.
It appears the engineer may be climbing aboard to begin the run to Fayetteville (known pejoratively to some Vietnam era veterans as Fayettenam or Fatalburg). This is very early, very basic 38. P... (more)
A crew is doing some switching with two units. Photo by Jim Satterwhite. From my collection.
Repainted from its drab ex-SCL paint this is the railroad's entire and is pulling a southbound pulpwood-heavy local. This line, now greatly upgraded, is now part of Aberdeen, Carolina & Western a... (more)
A CSX grain train is tied up on the east end of the ACWR with a ratty SD70MAC leader.
L619 pulls through Aberdeen on a switch move.
ACWR's Candor local departs Aberdeen on the return trip up the Sandhills Sub with a pair of SD40-3s.
ACWR 200 slowly cuts through Aberdeen with a train for the CSX interchange below town. The conductor protects the crossing as some other fans watch their passage.
Built as Conrail 6473 in 1978, this CSX SD40-2 rests between assignments on the ACWR.
A set of CSX power including a classic SD40-2 brought a loaded grain train to the ACWR at Aberdeen, and stuck around in service for a few days while the train was unloaded. They're seen on the spu... (more)