CSXT local works in Taft Yard while a CFRC SunRail test train P401 heads south to Poinciana on track 2. The veteran EMD #8019 was once part of the Bone Valley captive fleet which now roams the sy... (more)
CFRC test train P401 zips past Taft local in yard. Power came in from M738 (former Q455), which confirms you can still count on just about anything showing up, even with the train reduced to a lo... (more)
CSXT is using its operational window over the mainline to reach the RC Branch, with job A777 now back to daytime running. It starts by heading south to work RC then heads back north to run the Se... (more)
Heavy MOW encompasses CSXT Taft Yard while SunRail scoots move along their mainline.
A three-way meet at Taft includes CSXT local A776 on the Gorley Lead, Amtrak "Silver Star" on #1 track and SunRail test train P401 headed north on #2. Took quite a bit of good luck and ... (more)
A couple of "remote control" rebuilt GP's execute some switching in CSXT's Taft Yard, on a beautiful day in the Sunshine State. The second engine is CSXT EMD GP38-3 #2013.
With CSXT's abandonment of their own Ace fleet, I didn't think I'd see another such item in Taft again, but here's that infamous curveball that so often shows up. The crews haven't been using the... (more)
A wood stork takes flight while Taft local uses its daylight window over CFRC to access the RC Branch at the south end of Middlesex's yard at Stanton Connection. They typically have to pull by, b... (more)
SunRail is beginning more test runs to their southern terminus of Poinciana in anticipation of new service to start later in the year, seen here pausing on track #1 for Amtrak's "Silver Star&... (more)
SunRail is beginning more test runs to their southern terminus of Poinciana in anticipation of new service to start later in the year, passing the James Strates carnival headquarters and the Middl... (more)
Christmas Day's "Silver Star" is seen running down the new #2 track at Taft around local A77626 in the yard. This new stretch was once the Service Track Extension during CSXT's ownershi... (more)
Once CSXT trains hit the CFRC territory, they gain "Z" symbols, which is funny if you consider this was once their domain. For several months, we would get the Taft-Waycross mixed assem... (more)
Saw some comments where folks were curious why there weren't many shots of #800 in Florida....well GET READY...it's showtime. No special memberships or invites required from here on out. Orlando... (more)
Amtrak P097 throttles up as it passes the Sand Lake Road SunRail station.
Back in 2011, to hear anything but a GE calling signals on a Jax Service Lane train was almost unheard of...much less one of this class! Before we had SunRail, before this was "Sand Lake&quo... (more)