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2/19/2019
 
 
 
 
 
By:Joseph Hinson
Dates:3/1/2004 - 12/31/2011
Album Info:My pictures of the South Carolina shortline over the years.
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Robert L. Harris Photo
Title:  Robert L. Harris Photo
Description:  A Robert L. Harris Photo from the early 1960s. Things don't look the same on Lancaster today on many fronts.
Photo Date:  5/1/1960  Upload Date: 5/27/2006 7:06:49 PM
Location:  Lancaster, SC
Author:  Robert L. Harris
Categories:  Yard,Station,Action
Locomotives:  LC 62(70Tonner)
Views:  1310   Comments: 0
L&C Excursion
Title:  L&C Excursion
Description:  L&Cs SW900s 91 and 90 pass by Circle S in 2000. The month and date are estimates.
Photo Date:  5/31/2000  Upload Date: 4/9/2009 11:57:08 AM
Location:  Lancaster, SC
Author:  Joseph Hinson
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  LC 91(SW900) LC 90(SW900) CRR 100(ACMU)
Views:  1352   Comments: 1
LLPX 91
Title:  LLPX 91
Description:  This was once the head of the class for Reading's SW1001. Then it was Conrail, CSX, LLPX. Now I understand it's privately owned and repainted. Oh, it's at Circle S in Chester on the L&C in this shot.
Photo Date:  1/1/2001  Upload Date: 5/26/2006 10:18:36 PM
Location:  Chester, SC
Author:  Joseph Hinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LLPX 91(SW1001)
Views:  535   Comments: 0
L&C @ Springdale
Title:  L&C @ Springdale
Description:  EMD SW1200s #98 and 93 and 900 #92 snake a train through the curves between Memorial Park Road and Springdale Road in Lancaster with a 40 car train enroute to the ADM plant in Kershaw. At this point, the L&C had been operating the former NS SB line o Kershaw for about two weeks.
Photo Date:  4/11/2001  Upload Date: 4/9/2009 11:43:29 AM
Location:  Lancaster, SC
Author:  Joseph Hinson
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  LC 98(SW1200) LC 93(SW1200) LC 92(SW900)
Views:  681   Comments: 1
Four end cabs on an over powered train for Kershaw.
Title:  Four end cabs on an over powered train for Kershaw.
Description: 
Photo Date:  4/29/2001  Upload Date: 4/9/2009 12:04:35 PM
Location:  Lancaster, SC
Author:  Joseph Hinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LC 90(SW900) LC 94(SW1200) LC 93(SW1200) LC 98(SW1200)
Views:  781   Comments: 1
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Description:  SW1500 #96 and a train for the ADM plant approaches Bowers Fibers in Lancaster on Fri. July 6, 2001.
Photo Date:  7/6/2001  Upload Date: 4/9/2009 11:49:53 AM
Location:  Lancaster, SC
Author:  Joseph Hinson
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  LC 96(SW1500) LC 95(SW1500) LC 92(SW900)
Views:  692   Comments: 0
Snow
Title:  Snow
Description:  A Kershaw-bound train aproaches Manor Dr. in Lancaster in a South Carolina snow storm. This surprised me hen I was uploadig to RRPA as I realized they wereusing their three SW900s togther.
Photo Date:  1/4/2002  Upload Date: 4/9/2009 11:39:52 AM
Location:  Lancaster, SC
Author:  Joseph Hinson
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  LC 90(SW900) LC 92(SW900) LC 91(SW900)
Views:  12789   Comments: 2
Old School L&C
Title:  Old School L&C
Description:  In March, 2002, this L&C train was waiting on a crew to take it the rest of the way to the ADM plant. L&C has operated the former NS line to Kershaw for about a year at the time of tis shot. All three units are now off of the L&C, with #93 being sent away in the Spring of 2009.
Photo Date:  3/31/2002  Upload Date: 4/9/2009 11:19:13 AM
Location:  Chester, SC
Author:  Joseph Hinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LC 97(SW1200) LLPX 215(SW1500) LC 93(SW1200)
Views:  372   Comments: 1
5
Title:  5
Description:  Five ed cabs, consecutively numbered, are enroute to Chester on the L&C.
Photo Date:  7/7/2002  Upload Date: 4/9/2009 11:34:22 AM
Location:  Lancaster, SC
Author:  Joseph Hinson
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  LC 92(SW900) LC 93(SW1200) LC 95(SW1500) LC 94(SW1200) LC 96(SW1500)
Views:  816   Comments: 1
HLCX 3821
Title:  HLCX 3821
Description:  HLCX leasors on the L&C at some point in 2003, prior to the removal of the H and the X. She was painted into the new L&C corporate scheme in 2008. (The date is a guess as far as month and day are concerned.)
Photo Date:  5/1/2003  Upload Date: 6/3/2006 7:10:38 AM
Location:  Chester, SC
Author:  Joseph Hinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  HLCX 3821(GP38-2)
Views:  1462   Comments: 0
LLPX on the L&C
Title:  LLPX on the L&C
Description:  These were the first leased GPs on the L&C in this 2003 shot approaching the Springdale Rd. bridge in Lancaster.
Photo Date:  5/1/2003  Upload Date: 4/20/2009 8:54:02 PM
Location:  Lancaster, SC
Author:  Joseph Hinson
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  LLPX 2276(GP38-2)
Views:  286   Comments: 0
LC 90
Title:  LC 90
Description:  Three end cabs await a new assignment on South Carolina's L&C Railway in 2004. (Scanned from a slide)
Photo Date:  3/1/2004  Upload Date: 12/25/2009 10:39:24 PM
Location:  Chester, SC
Author:  Joseph Hinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LC 90(SW900) LC 93(SW1200) LC 91(SW900)
Views:  640   Comments: 2
The Leased A Railroad Could Do
Title:  The Leased A Railroad Could Do
Description:  Five leased units on the L&C, including the since departed LLPC ex-IC units, make a few switching moves in Richburg.
Photo Date:  3/1/2004  Upload Date: 9/13/2004 11:14:44 PM
Location:  Richburg, SC
Author:  Joseph Hinson
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  HLCX 3819(GP38-2) HLCX 3821(GP38-2)
Views:  554   Comments: 0
pax ex
Title:  pax ex
Description:  Silver Streamliner Express approaches Memorial Park Rd. in Lancaster in March, 2004. The L&C SW1200 #98 was sold to RTEX in 2008.
Photo Date:  3/1/2004  Upload Date: 9/13/2004 11:06:22 PM
Location:  Lancaster, SC
Author:  Joseph Hinson
Categories:  Scenic,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  LC 93(SW1200) LC 98(SW1200)
Views:  561   Comments: 2
at lease they run
Title:  at lease they run
Description:  Have they actually been around for two years now? In any event, this was the first time I caught them running. The weather wasn't the greatest.
Photo Date:  3/1/2004  Upload Date: 9/13/2004 11:23:41 PM
Location:  Chester, SC
Author:  Joseph Hinson
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  LLPX 2036(GP38) LLPX 2029(GP38)
Views:  781   Comments: 0
LC 93 on a Dinner Train
Title:  LC 93 on a Dinner Train
Description:  Silver Streamliner Express runs on the L&C. This was their first dinner train.
Photo Date:  3/13/2004  Upload Date: 8/4/2010 3:06:56 AM
Location:  Richburg, SC
Author:  Joseph Hinson
Categories:  Scenic,Passenger
Locomotives:  LC 93(SW1200) LC 98(SW1200)
Views:  582   Comments: 5
Blue
Title:  Blue
Description:  L&C train leavig Kersha with for leased units. The wo HLCX GPs would later be bought by the L&c and eventually painted into their new corporate scheme.
Photo Date:  10/17/2004  Upload Date: 4/21/2009 6:54:43 AM
Location:  Kershaw, SC
Author:  Joseph Hinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  HLCX 3819(GP38-2) HLCX 3821(GP38-2)
Views:  361   Comments: 0
LC 90
Title:  LC 90
Description:  L&C 90's paint is already in dire shape in this shot.
Photo Date:  5/25/2005  Upload Date: 4/21/2009 7:00:44 AM
Location:  Lancaster, SC
Author:  Joseph Hinson
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  LC 90(SW900)
Views:  466   Comments: 0
Rain
Title:  Rain
Description:  L&C train passes through Lancaster in the pouring rain.
Photo Date:  6/28/2005  Upload Date: 4/21/2009 7:03:43 AM
Location:  Lancaster, SC
Author:  Joseph Hinson
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  LLPX 2036(GP38) LLPX 2029(GP38)
Views:  376   Comments: 0
Kudzu
Title:  Kudzu
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/10/2005  Upload Date: 4/21/2009 6:59:02 AM
Location:  Lancaster, SC
Author:  Joseph Hinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LC 95(SW1500)
Views:  390   Comments: 2
LLPX 2036
Title:  LLPX 2036
Description: 
Photo Date:  12/1/2005  Upload Date: 4/22/2006 8:58:45 PM
Location:  Richburg, SC
Author:  Joseph Hinson
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  LLPX 2036(GP38) LLPX 2012(GP38) LLPX 2029(GP38)
Views:  620   Comments: 2
LC 91
Title:  LC 91
Description: 
Photo Date:  12/6/2005  Upload Date: 4/22/2006 8:54:29 PM
Location:  Chester, SC
Author:  Joseph Hinson
Categories:  Scenic
Locomotives:  LC 91(SW900)
Views:  605   Comments: 0
LC 3819
Title:  LC 3819
Description:  L&C's two ex-Conrail GP38-2s pass under the now closed wooden automobile bridge on former Southern rails en route to the ADM in Kershaw.
Photo Date:  3/22/2006  Upload Date: 5/26/2006 9:47:04 PM
Location:  Lancaster, SC
Author:  Joseph Hinson
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Action
Locomotives:  LC 3819(GP38-2)
Views:  437   Comments: 0
L&C
Title:  L&C
Description:  The buttheads bring the grain through Lancaster on the way to the Kershaw ADM plant.
Photo Date:  4/25/2006  Upload Date: 5/26/2006 10:01:51 PM
Location:  Lancaster, SC
Author:  Joseph Hinson
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  LC 92(SW900)
Views:  504   Comments: 0
Lancaster and Chester Railway System Map
Title:  Lancaster and Chester Railway System Map
Description:  An L&C system map by Craig Caroll with a few additions by me, Joe Hinson.
Photo Date:  5/26/2006  Upload Date: 5/27/2006 7:01:03 PM
Location:  Lancaster, SC
Author:  Joseph Hinson
Categories: 
Locomotives: 
Views:  652   Comments: 0
GMTX 2633
Title:  GMTX 2633
Description:  Newly delivered lease power sits at East Chester on 6/3/2006.
Photo Date:  6/3/2006  Upload Date: 6/3/2006 8:08:16 PM
Location:  Chester, SC
Author:  Joseph Hinson
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  GMTX 2633(GP38-2)
Views:  1929   Comments: 2
L&C SW1500 #96
Title:  L&C SW1500 #96
Description:  L&C SW1500 #96 sits with three other end cabs in Kershaw, SC in the summer of 06. This unit is now RTEX 96
Photo Date:  6/18/2006  Upload Date: 3/2/2010 8:55:12 AM
Location:  Lancaster, SC
Author:  Joseph Hinson
Categories:  Roster,Night
Locomotives:  LC 96(SW1500)
Views:  404   Comments: 1
LC 92
Title:  LC 92
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/25/2006  Upload Date: 4/20/2009 9:11:35 PM
Location:  Lancaster, SC
Author:  Joseph Hinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LC 92(SW900)
Views:  403   Comments: 0
L&C Santa Train
Title:  L&C Santa Train
Description:  Passing over the Kershaw/Camden Hwy. on former Southern trackage.
Photo Date:  12/16/2006  Upload Date: 4/20/2009 11:53:53 PM
Location:  Lancaster, SC
Author:  Joseph Hinson
Categories:  Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  LC 3821(GP38-2)
Views:  578   Comments: 1
L&C Santa Train
Title:  L&C Santa Train
Description: 
Photo Date:  12/16/2006  Upload Date: 4/20/2009 9:13:20 PM
Location:  Lancaster, SC
Author:  Joseph Hinson
Categories:  Bridge,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  LC 3819(GP38-2)
Views:  297   Comments: 0
RTEX 98
Title:  RTEX 98
Description:  It was a sad day for me when I saw this. They took off the Lancaster and Chester lettering and replaced it with RTEX reporting marks. Sadder was the weather sucked and there was "foreground clutter" in front of the units.
Photo Date:  5/29/2008  Upload Date: 8/21/2008 1:08:34 AM
Location:  Lancaster, SC
Author:  Joseph Hinson
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  RTEX 98(SW1200) RTEX 97(SW1200)
Views:  585   Comments: 0
LC 3820
Title:  LC 3820
Description:  The 3820 is the third GP38-2 to be bought by the L&C, but it was the first to wear the new corporate scheme, albeit without lettering on the long hood which is on order, I am told. (JCH -- 400D)
Photo Date:  7/3/2008  Upload Date: 11/26/2008 11:39:09 AM
Location:  Chester, SC
Author:  Joseph Hinson
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  LC 3820(GP38)
Views:  708   Comments: 0
New paint on an ex-Con
Title:  New paint on an ex-Con
Description:  *New paint on an ex-Con.* Former Conrail GP38-2 #8230 came to the L&C via HLCX from NS. It's been on the L&C for five years now and as of the last few months has been repainted into the L&C's new corporate scheme. Decals are coming for the long hood. (JCH -- 400D)
Photo Date:  10/6/2008  Upload Date: 10/7/2008 4:37:39 PM
Location:  Lancaster, SC
Author:  Joseph Hinson
Categories:  Signal,Action
Locomotives:  LC 3819(GP38-2) GMTX 2664(GP38-2) GMTX 2661(GP38-2)
Views:  808   Comments: 6
New paint on an ex-Con
Title:  New paint on an ex-Con
Description:  *New paint on an ex-Con.* Former Conrail GP38-2 #8230 came to the L&C via HLCX from NS. It's been on the L&C for five years now and as of the last few months has been repainted into the L&C's new corporate scheme. Decals are coming for the long hood. (JCH -- 400D)
Photo Date:  10/6/2008  Upload Date: 10/7/2008 4:38:04 PM
Location:  Lancaster, SC
Author:  Joseph Hinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LC 3819(GP38-2)
Views:  303   Comments: 0
LC 3821 w/brand new paint
Title:  LC 3821 w/brand new paint
Description:  Just out of the paint job, tis ex-Con still likes a lot like a Con. The loco wears the famous L&C Springmaid and font and is seen here on the end of a Santa Train. (JCH -- 400D)
Photo Date:  12/6/2008  Upload Date: 12/12/2008 8:37:31 PM
Location:  Lancaster, SC
Author:  Joseph Hinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LC 3821(GP38-2)
Views:  406   Comments: 0
Old and new
Title:  Old and new
Description:  The third annual Santa Train approaches Heath Springs on former NS (Southern) rails. (JCH -- 400D)
Photo Date:  12/6/2008  Upload Date: 12/12/2008 8:41:16 PM
Location:  Lancaster, SC
Author:  Joseph Hinson
Categories:  Scenic,Transit,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  LC 3821(GP38-2)
Views:  312   Comments: 0
LC 3819
Title:  LC 3819
Description:  First time I had seen it with the new lettering.
Photo Date:  12/6/2008  Upload Date: 12/12/2008 8:42:25 PM
Location:  Lancaster, SC
Author:  Joseph Hinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LC 3819(GP38-2)
Views:  528   Comments: 2
Side view of lettering
Title:  Side view of lettering
Description:  Crossing the Kershaw-Camden Hwy.
Photo Date:  12/6/2008  Upload Date: 12/12/2008 8:43:43 PM
Location:  Lancaster, SC
Author:  Joseph Hinson
Categories:  Scenic,Bridge,Winter,Transit,Passenger,Action
Locomotives:  LC 3821(GP38-2)
Views:  281   Comments: 0
LC 3819
Title:  LC 3819
Description:  Another look at the new paint on a former Conrail GP38-2.
Photo Date:  12/6/2008  Upload Date: 12/12/2008 9:08:56 PM
Location:  Lancaster, SC
Author:  Joseph Hinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LC 3819(GP38-2)
Views:  316   Comments: 0
LC 3819 and two sister GP38-2s in their new scheme
Title:  LC 3819 and two sister GP38-2s in their new scheme
Description: 
Photo Date:  12/6/2008  Upload Date: 12/12/2008 8:57:03 PM
Location:  Chester, SC
Author:  Joseph Hinson
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  LC 3819(GP38-2) LC 3821(GP38-2)
Views:  425   Comments: 0
L&C
Title:  L&C
Description:  L&C-owned former Conrail (#8230) and two sister units are at work in East Chester.
Photo Date:  12/30/2008  Upload Date: 12/12/2008 8:52:44 PM
Location:  Chester, SC
Author:  Joseph Hinson
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  LC 3819(GP38-2)
Views:  288   Comments: 0
LC 90
Title:  LC 90
Description:  L&C EMD SW900 #90 psses Builders Supply on the old Southern line. This would be the last time I saw it in the old paint.
Photo Date:  12/30/2008  Upload Date: 4/20/2009 11:57:47 PM
Location:  Lancaster, SC
Author:  Joseph Hinson
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  LC 90(SW900)
Views:  410   Comments: 0
LC 3819
Title:  LC 3819
Description:  A trio of L&C-owned and painted GPs is caught here enroute to East Chester.
Photo Date:  1/12/2009  Upload Date: 5/9/2009 1:08:57 AM
Location:  Chester, SC
Author:  Joseph Hinson
Categories:  Scenic
Locomotives:  LC 3819(GP38-2) LC 3821(GP38-2) LC 3820(GP38-2)
Views:  522   Comments: 0
LC 3820
Title:  LC 3820
Description:  L&C #3820 shows off her new lettering on the long hood in this shot. (JCH -- 400D)
Photo Date:  1/21/2009  Upload Date: 3/10/2009 8:22:10 PM
Location:  Chester, SC
Author:  Joseph Hinson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  LC 3820(GP38)
Views:  588   Comments: 0
LC 90 Gets New Paint
Title:  LC 90 Gets New Paint
Description:  What a treat when I saw the old girl sitting in the Lancaster yard this week. The L&Chsn't been two tone since the early 80s, but this is a close approximation of the scheme first applied to this unit when new in 1965. (JCH -- 400D)
Photo Date:  3/8/2009  Upload Date: 3/10/2009 8:09:12 PM
Location:  Lancaster, SC
Author:  Joseph Hinson
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  LC 90(SW900)
Views:  1096   Comments: 0
L&C GP38-2 #3819
Title:  L&C GP38-2 #3819
Description:  L&C GP38-2 #3819 sits beside the old Thomas & Howard buiding in Chester. T&H will soon be completely taken down, Im guessing. Unit is former Conrail #8230, then NS (number forgotten) to HLCX #3819, to L&C #3819.
Photo Date:  3/8/2009  Upload Date: 3/22/2009 10:00:39 PM
Location:  Chester, SC
Author:  Joseph Hinson
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  LC 3819(GP38-2)
Views:  428   Comments: 1
L&C 91
Title:  L&C 91
Description:  L&C SW900 #91 has been the Circle S Feed Mill power for five years or more now. Chances are she won't see the grey and blue two tonepaint anytime soon. (JCH -- 400D)
Photo Date:  3/23/2009  Upload Date: 3/29/2009 2:20:36 PM
Location:  Chester, SC
Author:  Joseph Hinson
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  LC 91(SW900)
Views:  416   Comments: 0
L&C 94 in B&W
Title:  L&C 94 in B&W
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/23/2009  Upload Date: 3/24/2009 10:41:38 PM
Location:  Lancaster, SC
Author:  Joseph Hinson
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,Yard
Locomotives:  LC 94(SW1200)
Views:  289   Comments: 0
LC 94
Title:  LC 94
Description: 
Photo Date:  3/23/2009  Upload Date: 3/29/2009 2:33:21 PM
Location:  Lancaster, SC
Author:  Joseph Hinson
Categories:  Roster,Yard
Locomotives:  LC 94(SW1200)
Views:  365   Comments: 0
L&C Railway Shop
Title:  L&C Railway Shop
Description:  An overview of the shop rea in Lancaster circa 2009. (JCH -- 400D)
Photo Date:  3/23/2009  Upload Date: 3/29/2009 2:35:28 PM
Location:  Lancaster, SC
Author:  Joseph Hinson
Categories:  Scenic,Yard,Station,Action
Locomotives:  LC 94(SW1200) LC 90(SW900) GMTX 2624(GP38-2)
Views:  853   Comments: 0


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