A good way to accomplish social distancing during COVID 19 is to go out and watch trains. This GP9 was sitting outside of the fence in Belton while the other one, 3751, pulled the northbound train... (more)
One of the two high hooded GP9's on the Greenville & Western RR roster sits attached to their caboose, passenger car, and Aiken RR caboose as it rests in the GRLW Belton Yard.
Greenville and Western GP9 #3752 leads a 57 car train across the bridge over Mineral Spring Park headed north to interchange with CSX at Pelzer, SC. The crew for the day is fellow RP.net contribut... (more)
Greenville & Western's matched set of GP-9's lead the southbound local through Mineral Spring Park on a very warm (for December) evening in the upstate of South Carolina. The Christmas wreaths ar... (more)
Two massive cranes lift the 180,000lb ex-B&O now GRLW no. 3752 EMD GP9 off it's old truck sets. The new assemblies are placed in the ready and chained to the old. A Republic Locomotive would pull ... (more)
GRLW's EMD GP9 no. 3752 is the first locomotive of two to receive it's new truck assemblies. Here the two cranes lift the 180,000lb GP9 off it's old truck sets. The new truck assemblies are placed... (more)
GRLW's GP9 no. 3752 fuel tank gauge detail.
Greenville and Western GP9s sit at GRLW's yard in Belton, SC on a pleasant winter evening. The locomotive to the left, GRLW 3751, is about to decouple from it's train and head to Pelzer, SC as a l... (more)
East Cooper & Berkeley 6554 is about to become GRWL 3752.
Ribbon Cutting: After a little over a month of breaking ground, Greenville & Western celebrated the Grand Opening of Big Creek Machinery Distribution Hub in Williamston. For the event GRLW ... (more)
Greenville & Western's 7th Annual Santa Train poses for a photo at the final stop of the trip as attendees who visited Santa and Mrs. Claus on the caboose wait for the raffle to begin. A big thank... (more)
GRLW GP9 3752 pulls a short freight from Belton towards Pelzer and is a about to pass beneath SC highway 20. This spic-and-span short line has two former B&O GP9 units.
GRLW GP9 3752 has backed out of the large ethanol offloading facility at Cheddar and will run light to Belton to pick up a train. The 1957 EMD Geep was originally Baltimore and Ohio 6554.
2 Years Later. OVERHAUL Time! Greenville & Western's 2nd locomotive power, Ex. East Cooper & Berkley Railroad's GP9 #6554, is prepped for a complete overhaul which includes adding ditch lig... (more)