Amtrak's "Silver Meteor" sports the current "Heartland Flyer" decorated locomotive for the annual "Red River Rivalry" game. Used to be able to call this spot "North Sanford"....but no more. It's... (more)
Empty Herzog ballast trail rolls south across the bridge, headed back to downtown Orlando and the connection to the FCEN's home rails. They have been running numerous work trains for CFRC during ... (more)
The Silver Star crosses what CFRC now more accurately calls "SJRB" with a duo of their attractive "Heritage" locomotives. Ordinarily, Silver service sees power sets rotate for up to a month, but t... (more)
SunRail test trains spent the weekend running between Sanford and Benson Junction to break in the 100 and gain 2500 test miles before pulling passengers. This view shows the upgraded bridge, whic... (more)
Empty OUC coal train....with not-so-ordinary set of power....in a heavy downpour crossing the new drawbridge, rebuilt by CFRC for the upcoming SunRail project. CFRC dispatchers assume control on ... (more)
Empty OUC coal train northbound.
Empty OUC coal train passes "SunRail" progress.
CFRC rail train (for SunRail) is led by two ex-CN motors.
CFRC rail train (for SunRail) is led by two ex-CN motors. This one will be repainted before moving to the Gordonsville Spur.
One of CSX's few 5100-series motors leads a full doublestack train past the groundwork for the new "SunRail" building which will occupy what used to be the north end of Rand Yard. (Had the 600 bl... (more)
Northbound empty OUC coal train.
FCEN heads back to Orlando after working a rail train for CFRC's SunRail project. This bridge is set for a three-day work window in late September that will effectively shut down the railroad for... (more)
James Strates Carnival train heads out of Sanford Siding. Note the new track panel, they will double track & realign the main thru here for SunRail.
While it's bright n' sunny elsewhere, a moody fog hangs over Lake Monroe & the Saint John's River as the FRA inspection heads north.