Unique Visitor Lashup. It's not unusual to see Union Pacific power in Columbia, SC, on CSX or NS, but Canadian Pacific power is much less common and I don't recall ever seeing a lashup of ... (more)
Lots of Leaves. This W&W GP9 appears to have run through a lot of tree tunnels and overhangs. Here, it runs through the town of Sharon, GA on its way to the CSX Interchange at Barnett, GA.... (more)
Building a Train. The CSX local pulls forward as it builds a train near Camak before heading to interchange with the Georgia Woodlands near Barnett.
Returning to the Yard. After delivering cars and waiting for a new set from CSX, the Georgia Woodlands returns to its yard near Washington.
Rounding the Bend. On a foggy morning, the day's Georgia Woodlands run to the CSX Interchange at Barnett rounds the bend.
No More Coaling. The local is building its train to head to the interchange with the Georgia Woodlands in Barnett. The coaling tower in the background makes a nice backdrop.
The Elusive Georgia Woodlands. A good friend and I headed out the day after Memorial Day to see if we could track down the Georgia Woodlands operating, thinking that it would be working tr... (more)
Just a Bit Late. The southbound Silver Star passes through The Ditch in Columbia on its way to the station, running more than six hours late due to fallen trees on the tracks further north... (more)
Local Work Today. Led by these old Geeps converted to a slug set, the daily local heads out from Cayce Yard across the old Seaboard Air Line bridge over the Congaree River.
Canadian Visitor. In Columbia, we rarely see foreign power on CSX, so it was a nice treat to catch this CN unit, especially since it has the CN100 logo on it. This mostly autorack train de... (more)
East Past the Signal. The daily C-Line local returns to Andrews Yard with the USC Fraternity and Sorority Quad in the background. P77 passes an old Seaboard single-aspect searchlight signa... (more)
Countryside Railroading. Working on a Sunday to relieve a freight backlog, this L&C mixed freight moves past a large farm on its way to Richburg, SC, where it will make some pickups to the... (more)
Down by the Junk Yard. Led by a former SOU high hood GE, this Lhoist limestone train passes through Coalbank Hollow and over a fairly extensive yard full of less-than-prime automobiles.
Over the South Chickamauga. One of the day's two steam-lead passenger trains crosses the South Chickamauga River on its way back to the depot at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum.
Blues in Reverse. Working on Sunday to alleviate some backlog, the L&C reverses into the wye at East Chester so that another train can pass on its way to Chester. It is now rare for three ... (more)