A GP18, F9B, GP30 trio pulls their train through the bathtubs" of South Carolina. This railroad is now out of service.
CALA 951 just sits here in Chadborne, NC just rusting away with all the other equipment in their yard. Their Fate to this day is still unsure ever since the FRA shut down this line.
A trio of older EMDs bring a lumber car into Myrtle Beach across the ICW drawbridge. In the 1980's we visited family in Myrtle Beach on several occasions. Nearly 20 years later I finally got to ... (more)
In the summer of 2007, it was business as usual for CALA, hauling a sizeable train from Conway to Chadbourn.
An interesting Carolina Southern consist (GP18 951, F9B 6622 and GP38 4002) is tied down in Mullins, South Carolina, and protected by a smashboard at the CSX diamond. The CALA line was originally ... (more)
Lengthy northbound running from Conway to Chadbourn is rockin' & rollin' with three examples of their unique fleet, one of which still carries MidAtlantic lettering.
Can't say there isn't any business on CALA! Nice consist pulls a long train from Conway to Chadbourn. The F-unit was originally leading, 951 was added just before departure from Conway.
CALA 951 CALA 6622 and CALA 958 heading South
Empty coal train from Conway, S.C.
Northbound empty coal train from Conway,S.C. to Chadbourn, N.C.
The Chadburn, NC - Myrtle, Beach, SC turn stops just north of Conway, SC to pick up a lumber car for 84 Lumber in Myrtle Beach.
The engineer has his hands full trying to keep his 50 car train at 10MPH through the "bathtubs" just south of Chadbourn, NC
GP18, F9BU, & GP30 trio get their train rolling south through a cotton field.
#951 is exMid Atlantic, exxNorfolk Southern exxxNorfolk & Western. This is the only unit on CALA's roster in the pullman-green paint scheme.