Lake County's FCEN rails saw some heavy duty railroad action with an empty 96-car OUC coal train being brought online for storage. The cars were fixed up at Green Cove Springs prior to storage on... (more)
Sunday extra returns to Plymouth after working storage cars on the Sorrento Branch.
Well, it looks like #15 is almost "done" with the addition of the gold trim in the spirit of Boone & Scenic Valley and Chicago Great Western. Has been a real treat to see it look ever-so-slightly... (more)
What looks like a Pinsly inspection special is actually Inland Lakes Railway's Mount Dora excursion. #59 is filling in for EOLX 15 & the two cars are on loan.
#59, an ex-CRIP GP18, has maintained a low profile since being put back into service, but today is rescuing Inland Lakes excursion train which became stranded after the NW2's fuel pump went kaput.... (more)
"Version 3" of the former RTEX 15 now sports this MILW-esque paint, making its first runs since repainting. Next up, they will add lettering, retrofit proper headlight casing & perhaps hide the A... (more)
Have a look at #15: V2 sporting its restored cab. Look forward for more variants of #15 in the coming weeks as they move more things around!
Inland Lakes is getting a late start with the Pinsly storage train occupying the mainline most of the morning, train is seen headed to Mount Dora to get their first day's passengers when they shou... (more)
Pinsly is moving a whopping *147* covered hoppers on today's storage move, this time coming out of storage just shy of one month after they shoved them all up to Sorrento for what was expected to ... (more)
ILRV starts off 2009 with a "new" locomotive from RailRhodes of Monroe, GA. While not as attractive as the much-anticipated BL2 the company prematurely advertised getting, it is an unusual-lookin... (more)
Double-sized excursion train for the holidays.
Another storage train making its presence known in Lake County on a beautiful Sunday, this time 99 more covered hoppers headed to the Sorrento Branch. 57 lost a couple chimes in the trees last ti... (more)
Inland Lakes is borrowing these two items from FCEN for the time being & they have added two runs for Sundays.
Inland Lakes Railway is borrowing FCEN power to replace "Herbie" for their Saturday excursions out of Mount Dora, an abbreviated schedule after months of dormancy.