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By:Rick Morgan
Dates:1/1/1990 - 12/31/2007
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Southern Local Working Hilton
Title:  Southern Local Working Hilton
Description:  Three units on a Southern local work the interchange with the Chatahoochee Industrial RR at Hilton Ga during the autumn of 1978. Once complete they'll continue on their way to Dothan Alabama. GP38-2 5225 is followed by U23B 3968 and GP38-2 5219.
Photo Date:  10/7/1978  Upload Date: 9/7/2009 1:42:54 PM
Location:  Hilton, GA
Author:  Rick Morgan
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Locomotives:  SOU 5225(GP38-2)
Views:  364   Comments: 2
The rain the Kudzu and other things
Title:  The rain the Kudzu and other things
Description:  A brace of CSX B30-7s (5545, 5514) work covered hoppers in a misting rain at Spartanburg SC in Novermber 1992. The wye is where the former Piedmont Northern and Charleston & Western Carolina used to connect.
Photo Date:  11/28/1992  Upload Date: 4/27/2008 10:57:50 AM
Location:  Spartanburg, SC
Author:  Rick Morgan
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  CSX 5545(B30-7)
Views:  442   Comments: 0
Thermal Belt
Title:  Thermal Belt
Description:  TBRY 1 sits at Bostic NC on a cloudy November day. This is an EMC SW, (718, 5/38), ex MP and Pickens. It appears to have been reengined at some point.
Photo Date:  11/28/1992  Upload Date: 1/24/2008 8:25:46 PM
Location:  Bostic, NC
Author:  Rick Morgan
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Locomotives:  TBRY 1(SW)
Views:  902   Comments: 2
CNWS/RLIX 477
Title:  CNWS/RLIX 477
Description:  Carolina & Northwestern's (CNWS) sole power in 1992 was CF7 477. It was originally ATSF F7A 225C and released from Cleburne as CF7 2477 in 7/76. Once Santa Fe was done with it the unit went to Tenken RR (TKEN) and Nashville & Eastern (NERR) before going to Rail-Link (RLIX) owned CNWS. Carolina & Northwestern serviced the former NS Hickory to Lenoir line between 1990 and 1994, when Caldwell County RR (CWCY) took over the operation.
Photo Date:  11/30/1992  Upload Date: 4/27/2008 10:43:09 PM
Location:  Hickory, NC
Author:  Rick Morgan
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Locomotives:  RLIX 477(CF7)
Views:  812   Comments: 1
SW9 Exposed
Title:  SW9 Exposed
Description:  North Carolina's Alexander RR was caught working on its SW9 number 8 in December 1992. It's a former Union RR unit and would soon wear the ARC's light green paint.
Photo Date:  12/1/1992  Upload Date: 3/22/2009 9:49:34 PM
Location:  Taylorsville, NC
Author:  Rick Morgan
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Locomotives:  ARC 8(SW9)
Views:  609   Comments: 2
Alexander RR e/f
Title:  Alexander RR e/f
Description:  The Alexander railroad facility, S3 7 and an SW are present at sunset
Photo Date:  12/1/1992  Upload Date: 1/18/2008 7:19:02 PM
Location:  Taylorsville, NC
Author:  Rick Morgan
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  ARC 7(S3)
Views:  969   Comments: 1
Working Old Fort
Title:  Working Old Fort
Description:  White flags flapping, a pair of NS GP38-2s (5047, 5101) switch local industries in Old Fort NC in December 1992.
Photo Date:  12/1/1992  Upload Date: 4/11/2008 9:44:58 PM
Location:  Old Fort, NC
Author:  Rick Morgan
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Locomotives:  NS 5047(GP38-2)
Views:  344   Comments: 0
Nash County Train Leaving Rocky Mount
Title:  Nash County Train Leaving Rocky Mount
Description:  G&O 8047 departs Rocky Mount NC on a hot, hazy July day in 1993 on the Nash County RR.
Photo Date:  7/13/1993  Upload Date: 7/8/2012 2:03:42 PM
Location:  Rocky Mount, NC
Author:  Rick Morgan
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Locomotives:  GO 8047(GP10)
Views:  273   Comments: 0
The Carolinian pauses
Title:  The Carolinian pauses
Description:  Amtrak train no.80, the Carolinian, pauses on its 704 daily trek from Charlotte to the Big Apple to load passengers and baggage. P42 83 is up front with six cars trailing. Baggage car 1711 brings up the markers.
Photo Date:  6/28/2001  Upload Date: 3/9/2008 9:19:46 AM
Location:  Rocky Mount, NC
Author:  Rick Morgan
Categories:  Station,Passenger
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Views:  251   Comments: 0
Carolina Coastal
Title:  Carolina Coastal
Description:  Prior to its expansion to Raleigh in 2007, CLNA typically parked its unit well off the beaten path in the wye at Pinetown.
Photo Date:  9/23/2006  Upload Date: 1/22/2008 11:05:28 PM
Location:  Pinetown, NC
Author:  Rick Morgan
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  CLNA 486(GP10)
Views:  865   Comments: 3
NCVA power and station
Title:  NCVA power and station
Description:  The North Carolina-Virginia RR's headquarters is at Ahoskie NC. PRSX 6408, a former GTW and DT&I unit, shows its modifed cab while sitting next to the station
Photo Date:  9/23/2006  Upload Date: 1/22/2008 11:04:51 PM
Location:  Ahoskie, NC
Author:  Rick Morgan
Categories:  Station
Locomotives:  PRSX 6408(GP40-2)
Views:  366   Comments: 1
NCVA 6244
Title:  NCVA 6244
Description:  NCVA 6244 sits out of service at the road's Ahoskie headquarters in September 2006.
Photo Date:  9/23/2006  Upload Date: 5/11/2008 10:28:56 PM
Location:  Ahoskie, NC
Author:  Rick Morgan
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Locomotives:  NCVA 6244(GP9)
Views:  558   Comments: 1
Slug me
Title:  Slug me
Description:  Plain Jane PRSX 6404 is a heavily modified former GTW/DT&I GP40 that operates on the NCVA
Photo Date:  9/23/2006  Upload Date: 1/22/2008 11:05:59 PM
Location:  Ahoskie, NC
Author:  Rick Morgan
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Locomotives:  PRSX 6404(Road Slug)
Views:  994   Comments: 2
NCVA yard
Title:  NCVA yard
Description:  NCVA has a neat little engine facility at its headquarters in Ahoskie NC. Two slugs are coupled to a GP40 here, a GP38-2 sits by the sand tower to the left and a GP9 can just be seen in the distance. The road's headquarters is located behind the CN-painted geep.
Photo Date:  9/23/2006  Upload Date: 1/21/2008 8:53:36 PM
Location:  Ahoskie, NC
Author:  Rick Morgan
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  NCVA 4167(MATE)
Views:  836   Comments: 2
Wilmington Industrial work
Title:  Wilmington Industrial work
Description:  CSX GP40-2 6050 works industries in the northern part of Wilmington along US421 late in the afternoon. 6050 is a former B&O unit, the track is ex ACL.
Photo Date:  6/5/2008  Upload Date: 6/5/2008 10:23:08 PM
Location:  Wilmington, NC
Author:  Rick Morgan
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Locomotives:  CSX 6050(GP40-2)
Views:  533   Comments: 0
CSX caboose 903829
Title:  CSX caboose 903829
Description:  CSXT Caboose 903829 brings up the end of a local freight in the northern part of Wilmington
Photo Date:  6/5/2008  Upload Date: 6/5/2008 10:23:28 PM
Location:  Wilmington, NC
Author:  Rick Morgan
Categories:  Yard
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Views:  327   Comments: 0
CSX caboose 940303
Title:  CSX caboose 940303
Description:  CSX caboose 940303 is marked for MOW service but is shown on a short freight working an industrial area just north of Wilmington NC
Photo Date:  6/5/2008  Upload Date: 6/5/2008 10:23:45 PM
Location:  Wilmington, NC
Author:  Rick Morgan
Categories:  Yard
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Views:  461   Comments: 0
Off for the Weekend
Title:  Off for the Weekend
Description:  Carolina Southern GP18 100 sits with a GP38 at Homewood SC. The two units sat dead on the CALA "main" just north of Conway over the Fourth of July weekend with three gons.
Photo Date:  7/3/2009  Upload Date: 7/7/2009 7:11:34 AM
Location:  Homewood, SC
Author:  Rick Morgan
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Locomotives:  CALA 100(GP18)
Views:  277   Comments: 0
Carolina Whistle Post
Title:  Carolina Whistle Post
Description:  Certainly one of the more unusual whistle posts I've ever seen; an ACL original on the Carolina Southern line to Conway and Myrtle Beach SC. It's concrete with the "long-long-short-long" cut in graphic form into the post.
Photo Date:  7/3/2009  Upload Date: 7/3/2009 10:06:29 PM
Location:  Loris, SC
Author:  Rick Morgan
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Views:  280   Comments: 2
Carolina Crash Board
Title:  Carolina Crash Board
Description:  Carolina Southern Geep 4002 sits just short of the crash board guarding the CSXT diamonds at Mullins SC.
Photo Date:  7/3/2009  Upload Date: 7/3/2009 10:09:05 PM
Location:  Mullins, SC
Author:  Rick Morgan
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Locomotives:  CALA 4002(GP38)
Views:  647   Comments: 3
Morning in Horry County
Title:  Morning in Horry County
Description:  A caboose sits on the Carolina Southern at Conway, early on a July morning
Photo Date:  7/6/2009  Upload Date: 7/7/2009 7:03:36 AM
Location:  Conway, SC
Author:  Rick Morgan
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Views:  192   Comments: 0
GE 70 tonners at Laurinburg
Title:  GE 70 tonners at Laurinburg
Description:  GE's 70 ton switcher seems a perfect match for southern shortlines. These two are out of service on the LRS and would need quite a bit of work to operate again. The lead unit, lettered for the associated Red Springs & Northern, would appear to be number 104.
Photo Date:  12/3/2009  Upload Date: 12/4/2009 10:01:08 AM
Location:  Laurinburg, NC
Author:  Rick Morgan
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Locomotives:  RSNR 104(70Tonner)
Views:  296   Comments: 0
Laurinburg & Southern
Title:  Laurinburg & Southern
Description:  What you see here is a sense of Southern Charm that only a railfan can appreciate. It's the Laurinburg and Southern, whose 'mainline' runs past a depot with stored cars and a pair of derelict GE 70 tonners nearby.
Photo Date:  12/3/2009  Upload Date: 12/4/2009 10:01:37 AM
Location:  Laurinburg, NC
Author:  Rick Morgan
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Views:  225   Comments: 1
Derelict 70T
Title:  Derelict 70T
Description:  Laurinburg Southern's small yard in its name town is full of old and derelict small diesel locomotives, including EMD SW1s, Alco S2s and 70 tonners. This GE, which appears to be LRS 103, is a prime example of the assortment, most of which are in various stages of oxidation.
Photo Date:  12/3/2009  Upload Date: 12/4/2009 10:01:58 AM
Location:  Laurinburg, NC
Author:  Rick Morgan
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Locomotives:  LRS 103(70Tonner)
Views:  304   Comments: 0
Headed for Hamlet
Title:  Headed for Hamlet
Description:  Two CSX units run into the low December sun with a train from Wilmington NC. The train is running on the longest stretch of straight track in the US.
Photo Date:  12/3/2009  Upload Date: 12/4/2009 9:59:56 AM
Location:  Council, NC
Author:  Rick Morgan
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Locomotives:  CSX 5119(AC44CW)
Views:  176   Comments: 4
Sunday Morning Mullins
Title:  Sunday Morning Mullins
Description:  Early on a Sunday morning in Mullins SC finds Carolina Southern GP18 958 sitting by the CSX crossing in town. It's still marked for the Mid-Atlantic RR.
Photo Date:  12/6/2009  Upload Date: 12/6/2009 9:13:32 PM
Location:  Mullins, SC
Author:  Rick Morgan
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Locomotives:  CALA 958(GP18)
Views:  211   Comments: 0
Salters on a Sunday Morning
Title:  Salters on a Sunday Morning
Description:  This is the former ACL depot at Salters SC looking north up the CSX mainline. The Oak tree with Spanish Moss really places this shot in the deep south.
Photo Date:  12/6/2009  Upload Date: 12/6/2009 9:16:24 PM
Location:  Salters, SC
Author:  Rick Morgan
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Views:  205   Comments: 1
CSXT 2512
Title:  CSXT 2512
Description:  CSXT GP38-2 2512 sits with an MOW train at Lane SC in December 2009.
Photo Date:  12/6/2009  Upload Date: 12/6/2009 9:16:52 PM
Location:  Lane, SC
Author:  Rick Morgan
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Locomotives:  CSX 2512(GP38-2)
Views:  211   Comments: 0
Mullins Chamber of Commerce
Title:  Mullins Chamber of Commerce
Description:  The former ACL depot in Mullins SC now sits along the Carolina Southern and is used as the town's Chamber of Commerce as well as by a tobacco museum.
Photo Date:  12/6/2009  Upload Date: 12/6/2009 9:14:15 PM
Location:  Mullins, SC
Author:  Rick Morgan
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Views:  168   Comments: 0
Overcome by Nature
Title:  Overcome by Nature
Description:  This is a South Carolina Central spur along Howard Street at Cheraw SC. The former ACL branch doesn't seem to get much business these days.
Photo Date:  12/6/2009  Upload Date: 12/6/2009 9:14:49 PM
Location:  Cheraw, SC
Author:  Rick Morgan
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Views:  378   Comments: 4
Rail America Power at Floyd
Title:  Rail America Power at Floyd
Description:  Three units- two GP40s and a slug- sit with a train in the South Carolina Central's Floyd SC yard. SCRF 6412 (ex GTW) is the third unit
Photo Date:  12/6/2009  Upload Date: 12/6/2009 9:15:12 PM
Location:  Floyd, SC
Author:  Rick Morgan
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Locomotives:  CORP 4001(GP40)
Views:  275   Comments: 0
South Carolina Central Engine Facility, Floyd SC
Title:  South Carolina Central Engine Facility, Floyd SC
Description:  Three units idle near the SCRF facility at Floyd SC in December 2009. SCRF 6415 (in GTW blue) and SCRF 9490 (in CN black/red) sit behind. 516 was originally delivered as B&M GP40-2 312 in 1977.
Photo Date:  12/6/2009  Upload Date: 12/6/2009 9:16:00 PM
Location:  Floyd, SC
Author:  Rick Morgan
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Locomotives:  HATX 516(GP40-2)
Views:  200   Comments: 0
CORP Mom and Slug
Title:  CORP Mom and Slug
Description:  Two CORP units, GP40 4001 and slug 4165, sit in the South Carolina Central (SCRF) yard at Floyd SC in December 1965. SCRF is affiliated with CORP through Rail America.
Photo Date:  12/6/2009  Upload Date: 12/6/2009 9:15:37 PM
Location:  Floyd, SC
Author:  Rick Morgan
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Locomotives:  CORP 4001(GP40) CORP 4165(Yard Slug)
Views:  291   Comments: 0
Carolina Southern Local Bouncing Down the Road
Title:  Carolina Southern Local Bouncing Down the Road
Description:  Carolina Southern GP18 958 leads six cars southbound towards Conway in December 2009. It's only doing about 20-25 MPH and is swaying a bit as well.
Photo Date:  12/7/2009  Upload Date: 12/7/2009 6:38:49 PM
Location:  Loris, SC
Author:  Rick Morgan
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Locomotives:  CALA 958(GP18)
Views:  308   Comments: 2
Carolina Southern GP18 951
Title:  Carolina Southern GP18 951
Description:  CALA GP18 951 sits by the road's headquarters in Chadbourn NC on an overcast December day.
Photo Date:  12/7/2009  Upload Date: 12/7/2009 6:39:40 PM
Location:  Chadbourn, NC
Author:  Rick Morgan
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Locomotives:  CALA 951(GP18)
Views:  219   Comments: 0
Carolina Southern Railroad
Title:  Carolina Southern Railroad
Description:  Carolina Southern's depot and headquarters at Chadbourn NC. The Baltimore & Annapolis (BLA) SW9 appears to be something of a fixture by the depot. It was built for C&O as 5092 in 1953 and also spent some time at the B&O Museum at Baltimore before ending up here.
Photo Date:  12/7/2009  Upload Date: 12/7/2009 6:40:05 PM
Location:  Chadbourn, NC
Author:  Rick Morgan
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Locomotives:  BA 87(SW9)
Views:  320   Comments: 0
CLCX 5117
Title:  CLCX 5117
Description:  CLCX GP10 5117 sits behind a fence near the Martin Marietta plant west of Wilmington NC. It may be the former GFRR/IC/ICG 8309, rebuilt by Paducah in 1977 from UP GP9B 193B.
Photo Date:  12/7/2009  Upload Date: 12/7/2009 6:40:42 PM
Location:  Leland, NC
Author:  Rick Morgan
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Locomotives:  CLCX 5117(GP10)
Views:  485   Comments: 4
General Sherman Visited Here- Madison GA depot
Title:  General Sherman Visited Here- Madison GA depot
Description:  Historical sign displayed on the Madison GA former-Georgia RR depot
Photo Date:  10/3/2010  Upload Date: 10/3/2010 8:38:16 PM
Location:  Madison, GA
Author:  Rick Morgan
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Views:  139   Comments: 1
Camak on a Sunday Morning
Title:  Camak on a Sunday Morning
Description:  Power sits in the former Georgia Railroad junction and yard at Camak, Georgia early on a Sunday morning.
Photo Date:  10/3/2010  Upload Date: 10/3/2010 8:38:31 PM
Location:  Camak, GA
Author:  Rick Morgan
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Locomotives:  CSX 2296(Road Slug) CSX 540(AC44CW)
Views:  212   Comments: 0
Sequential Numbers
Title:  Sequential Numbers
Description:  Either by sure chance or on purpose, a pair of sequentially-numbered AC44s sit in the yard in Camak GA
Photo Date:  10/3/2010  Upload Date: 10/3/2010 8:38:40 PM
Location:  Camak, GA
Author:  Rick Morgan
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Locomotives:  CSX 540(AC44CW) CSX 541(AC44CW)
Views:  205   Comments: 0
OBE
Title:  OBE
Description:  Overcome By Events: the former Georgia Railroad depot at Sparta GA slowly returns to nature
Photo Date:  10/3/2010  Upload Date: 10/3/2010 8:38:51 PM
Location:  Sparta, GA
Author:  Rick Morgan
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Views:  148   Comments: 0
Tied Down in Millidgeville
Title:  Tied Down in Millidgeville
Description:  A NS SD40-2 fouls the branch with its local on a Sunday morning, awaiting a new crew to take it to Gordon.
Photo Date:  10/3/2010  Upload Date: 10/3/2010 8:39:24 PM
Location:  Milledgeville, GA
Author:  Rick Morgan
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Locomotives:  NS 3305(SD40-2)
Views:  324   Comments: 1
Kaolin Country
Title:  Kaolin Country
Description:  A pair of NS units sit with a train of Kaolin cars in the Gordon Yard
Photo Date:  10/3/2010  Upload Date: 10/3/2010 8:39:59 PM
Location:  Gordon, GA
Author:  Rick Morgan
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Locomotives:  NS 5139(GP38-2)
Views:  199   Comments: 2
Power at Gordon
Title:  Power at Gordon
Description:  A pair of trains sit in the NS yard in Gordon GA
Photo Date:  10/3/2010  Upload Date: 10/3/2010 8:41:30 PM
Location:  Gordon, GA
Author:  Rick Morgan
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Locomotives:  NS 6079(SD40-2)
Views:  270   Comments: 1
You Can't Get Away From These Guys
Title:  You Can't Get Away From These Guys
Description:  Half a country away from my normal photo grounds in Missouri and I still get BNSF power pulling coal trains to shoot. This one is on the NS (x SOU) main between Atlanta and Macon. A BNSF AC44 is working in back as a DPU.
Photo Date:  10/3/2010  Upload Date: 10/3/2010 8:45:24 PM
Location:  Locust Grove, GA
Author:  Rick Morgan
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Locomotives:  BNSF 9847(SD70MAC)
Views:  171   Comments: 1
Past the Church in Little Mountain
Title:  Past the Church in Little Mountain
Description:  A single unit leads an empty CSX coal train through Little Mountain SC on the CN&L Sub the day before Thanksgiving
Photo Date:  11/24/2010  Upload Date: 11/25/2010 9:43:11 PM
Location:  Little Mountain, SC
Author:  Rick Morgan
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Locomotives:  CSX 31(AC44CW)
Views:  253   Comments: 3
Steel and Rust
Title:  Steel and Rust
Description:  The heavily scarred face of Carolina Southern GP30 2613 is detailed at Mullins SC. Obviously a former Southern unit, it also carries the weathered herald of the Waccamaw Coast Line on its nose.
Photo Date:  11/25/2010  Upload Date: 11/26/2010 8:45:29 PM
Location:  Mullins, SC
Author:  Rick Morgan
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Locomotives:  CALA 2613(GP30)
Views:  593   Comments: 2
Gravel Power
Title:  Gravel Power
Description:  Two units sit in the Vulcan facility at Rains SC on an overcast day in Nov 2010. 1040, ex Waccamaw Coast Line and Southern, is said to be actually leased from another company and not a true Vulcan property. It's given a VULX number here for filing purposes. An unnumbered ex-UP SW10 sits in the background.
Photo Date:  11/25/2010  Upload Date: 11/26/2010 8:46:24 PM
Location:  Rains, SC
Author:  Rick Morgan
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Locomotives:  VULX 1040(NW2)
Views:  271   Comments: 0
Waiting at Mullins
Title:  Waiting at Mullins
Description:  Carolina Southern GP38 3617 sits with GP30 2613 near the CSX crossing at Mullins SC on a cloudy day. 3617 is a former Yadkin Valley unit, originally MEC.
Photo Date:  11/26/2010  Upload Date: 11/26/2010 2:03:46 PM
Location:  Mullins, SC
Author:  Rick Morgan
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Locomotives:  CALA 3617(GP38)
Views:  292   Comments: 0
Holding Short at Mullins
Title:  Holding Short at Mullins
Description:  Two Carolina Southern units sit dead short of the CSX crossing at Mullins the day after Thanksgiving, 2010. The former ACL line behind them runs a few more miles west before being disconnected prior to Marion.
Photo Date:  11/26/2010  Upload Date: 11/26/2010 2:06:11 PM
Location:  Mullins, SC
Author:  Rick Morgan
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Locomotives:  CALA 3617(GP38)
Views:  416   Comments: 3


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