Ribbon cutting ceremony for RJ Corman's take over of the Carolina Southern.
Many people have asked me over the years "What is your favorite shortline?" Well folks, here it is. And this photo typifies why. Two factory-original EMD units in spotless as-delivere... (more)
Aberdeen & Rockfish GP7 #210 leading a southbound train across the Becker Sand & Gravel line (now long gone) near Blenhiem, SC || May 1987
The daily Aberdeen and Rockfish local ambles into Raeford, NC on a warm May day. Thiry-three years later, the GP38 continues to serve its original owner.
South Carolina Central 5905 leading a short train at Hartsville, SC || June 1984
Laurinburg & Southern SW1 #120 on lease to a sulphur plant at Aurora, NC || Feb 1986
The Aberdeen & Rockfish Aberdeen - Fayetteville local kicks up some dust as it passes south near McCain, NC. At this point, the A&R was still using their homebuilt cabooses with a baggage section ... (more)
Pee Dee 2486 working near Bennettsville, SC in this September 1989 view.