Annual northbound run of the James E. Strates carnival train from their headquarters in Taft to New Jersey. And beyond! Train, once again without coaches (BUT with repainted flats and a few new ex... (more)
A severe thunderstorm is pouring rain on the CSX Taft yard in Orlando. Note the railroad crossing sign next to the CSX 7914 as the crew waits the storm out before doing more switching.
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CSX 6451, GP-30 2323 and GP-38 2059 work on gathering their train together in preparation to leave Taft yard. A few hours later the yard would be hit with severe thunderstorms.
CSX 8782 and 7866 sit on the spur track off of the CSX Taft yard. Don't know how much longer these SD60Ms will remain on the CSX roster.
Four of a kind. CSX 5555 sits in the Taft Yard on a cool January morning.
At one time, this class of yard power was common in our area, rubbing shoulders with U18B, U23B and the like. Now? May as well be an F-Unit. I can tell you the last one we had was almost a year ag... (more)
Local A777 begins its day by leaving Taft Yard and working the RC Branch about a mile south off the mainline. Around 1500 they are back at Taft and heading out on the Sexton Branch. First stop i... (more)
A pair in matched paint is truly a feat unto itself these days, gone are the days when you could even get five like that! Here, the Saturday Lake Jem Turn has returned from Anuvia and is taking c... (more)
Interchange for CSXT is always a big train on Sunday night, they will need to double out of the siding before going south.
Pulling away from Tomorrowland Station, Baldwin Locomotive Works No 4, Roy O Disney ascends the 2% grade for Main Street USA.
A tour of the Walt Disney facility finds this Baldwin Locomotive Works No 4, named after Roy O Disney sits outside the shops ready for service hauling passengers.
One of many monorails transporting people to and from various places within the park.
FCEN's "Park Switcher" works the industries off the Silver Star Branch (aka "The Park") with the newest member of the roster.
The "Eustis Turn" didn't even come close to Eustis today, having just left Modello Yard near downtown Orlando shortly before sunset, today with new arrival GP10 #1802 in tow, having fina... (more)
Moving Disney. As we waited to travel to Epcot, the Coral Monorail appeared with the American Flag flying in the breeze behind it.