K301 has just passed under US 301 at South Tampa before hitting the YN signal at the north end of the yard, heading from New Wales to Big Bend.
It was very poetic that the last time I shot an active circus train, it was here at this same spot, looking the other way in the morning. Now, with the last rays of the light, the curtain falls on... (more)
In the great many years I've been documenting the circus trains, I've always wanted to shoot "the other way" from Orient Road to get the train snaking into the yard. Something has alway... (more)
Amtrak P092 flies past the old signal 5 minutes late on his way to Tampa.
The final move of Ringling Brothers Red Unit from Tampa north weaves out of the yard onto the main. What is left of this train will return in May.
The last move of the Ringling Brothers Red Unit north from Tampa. Ever. Snaking out of the yard onto the main. What's left of it will return in May.
When Winston Yard closed up mid-2016, most of the yard duties and power shifted to Yeoman, allowing this unit to be seen out in the open since becoming remote. With the new management team taking... (more)
Lots of CSX power sits around the yard in Tampa, FL.
Amtrak P092 gives a 'shave and a haircut' coming into Tampa 5 minutes late.
Seagulls play in the cold 50 degree weather, while an empty CSX coal train waits on the Tampa Bypass Canal bridge.
Back in April a business trip took me to Florida, and since I'd never railfanned the Sunshine State I tacked on a couple vacation days and met a friend for a 4 day epic 1000 mile tour of the state... (more)
A TECO Streetcar bound for Y'bor waits as cosplayers from the nearby Megacon Tampa Bay cross.
The TECO Streetcar making it's rounds in Tampa. The streetcar system running from dowtown Tampa to Y'bor has expanded it's operation to now include weekday mornings.
K-train ID's have widely replaced the more familiar O-trains that dominated the Bone Valley ops. They also continue to cycle an array of EMD six-axles for these trains.
Amtrak P092 crosses the Cross Bayou canal bridge, running about 30 minutes late.